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Fortnum & Mason - Piccadilly since 1707

Fortnum & Mason - Piccadilly since 1707

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Information collected automatically using "cookies":

Whenever you interact with the Website, we receive and store certain types of information using "cookies". We describe how we use "cookies" below.

"Cookies"

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

When you visit our Website we send you a cookie. Cookies may be used in the following ways:
• To enable the personalisation features on our Website (which give you the ability to recall recently viewed pages and see information which you have input on line).
• To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our Website and to help us improve the structure of our Website. We cannot identify you personally in this way.

Our cookies do not store sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details. They simply hold the 'key' that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information. If, however, you prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from www.fortnumandmason.com, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this.

Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser (or your mobile device's user manual) to learn how to edit your cookie preferences.

Here is a list of the cookies we use, and what they are being used for.
Persistant Cookie – A persistent cookie will outlast the user’s session. This could be used to record a vital piece of information such as how the user initially came to this website.
Session Cookie – A session cookie only lasts for the duration of users using the website. A web browser deletes session cookies when it quits.

Cookie Name Type Purpose
CategoryFilterID Persistant Created when there is a requirement for the website to only show products that are categorised a certain product category throughout the site.
SectionFilterID Persistant Created when there is a requirement for the website to only show products that are categorised a certain product section throughout the site.
GenreFilterID Persistant Created when there is a requirement for the website to only show products that are categorised a certain product genre throughout the site.
ManufacturerFilterID Persistant Created when there is a requirement for the website to only show products that are categorised a certain product manufacturer throughout the site.
ProductTypeFilterID Persistant Created when there is a requirement for the website to only show products that are categorised a certain product type throughout the site.
VectorFilterID Persistant Created when there is a requirement for the website to only show products that are categorised a certain product vector throughout the site.
DistributorFilterID Persistant Created when there is a requirement for the website to only show products that are categorised a certain product distributor throughout the site.
LastViewedEntityName Persistant Name of the last type of category page viewed on the site, i.e. Category, Genre, Manufacturer. This information is used to determine the breadcrumb when navigating from a type of category page to a product page.
LastViewedEntityInstanceID Persistant Unique Identifier for the name of the last type of category page viewed on the site. This information is used to determine the breadcrumb when navigating from a type of category page to a product page.
LastViewedEntityInstanceName Persistant Name of the last type of category page viewed on the site, i.e. 'Clothing'. This information is used to determine the breadcrumb when navigating from a type of category page to a product page.
RecentlyViewedProducts Persistant List of unique identifiers of the last products viewed on the site. This information is presented to the customer throughout the site for enabling the customer to quickly access the last viewed products.
LocaleSetting Persistant The unique identifier for the locale of the content being presented to the site visitor This information is used to allow for multi-lingual sites.
CurrencySetting Persistant The unique identifier for the currency to show the site prices in for the visitor.
AffiliateID Persistant The unique identifier for the affiliate that forwarded the customer to the site. This is used to determine the presentation layer for the visitor and will associate the value of a completed basket with the affiliate.
VATSettingID Persistant The unique identifier for the VAT setting for the customer. This information is used to determine how the VAT charges are presented throughout the site.
SiteDisclaimerAccepted Persistant Created when the visitor has accepted the terms and conditions for the site disclaimer. This information is used to show specific content to visitors that have accepted the site disclaimer.
[MaginusXA.AffiliateCookieName] Persistant The cookie name can be configured by the site administrator. This information is used to create specific affiliate cookies for third parties. The decision to implement this cookie is made by the website administrator by means of site configuration.
SkinID Persistant The unique identifier for the presentation layer being shown to the customer. This information is used to deliver different presentation layers of the site based on configuration, such as a mobile or facebook store specifc presentation layer.
[MaginusXA.Affiliate.Tradedoubler.Source.CookieName] Persistant The cookie name can be configured by the site administrator. This information is used to create a specific cookie for the third party Tradedoubler. The decision to implement this cookie is made by the site administrator by means of site configuration.
ASPDNSF.IsMobile Persistant A cookie to determine if the mobile presentation layer should be shown to the site visitor.
ASP.Net_SessionId Session This cookie is a session ID - A piece of data used in network communications to identify a uique session.
-utma Persistant This cookie is utilised for Google Analytics tracking. It does not use any customer data.
-utmb Persistant This cookie is utilised for Google Analytics tracking. It does not use any customer data.
-utmc Session This cookie is utilised for Google Analytics tracking. It does not use any customer data.
-utmz Persistant This cookie is utilised for Google Analytics tracking. It does not use any customer data.
ASPDNSFGUID Session This cookie is a session ID - A piece of data used in network communications to identify a uique session.

Disabling / Enabling Cookies

You can accept or decline "cookies" by modifying the setting in your browser. Please note that if you disable "cookies" you may not be able to use all the features of our Website.
For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

How to check cookies are enabled for PCs
Google Chrome
Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
Click the 'Under the Hood' tab, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button
Now select 'Allow local data to be set'

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0
Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options' , then click on the 'Privacy' tab
Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
Settings above Medium will disable cookies

Mozilla Firefox
Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
Then select the Privacy icon
Click on Cookies, then select 'allow sites to set cookies'

Safari
Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Click on 'Security', check the option that says 'Block third-party and advertising cookies'
Click 'Save'


How to check cookies are enabled for Macs
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX Click on 'Explorer' at the top of your browser window and select 'Preferences' options Scroll down until you see 'Cookies' under Receiving Files Select the 'Never Ask' option

Safari on OSX
Click on 'Safari' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option Click on 'Security' then 'Accept cookies' Select the 'Only from site you navigate to'

Mozilla and Netscape on OSX
Click on 'Mozilla' or 'Netscape' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option Scroll down until you see cookies under 'Privacy & Security' Select 'Enable cookies for the originating web site only'

Opera
Click on 'Menu' at the top of your browser window and select 'Settings' Then select 'Preferences', select the 'Advanced' tab Then select 'Accept cookies' option



Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites

Our Website may contain links to other websites whose information practices may be different to ours. You should consult the privacy notices of those third party sites as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by them.