Cookies Policy

What are cookies?
As is common practice with almost all professional websites this website uses cookies. These are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information cookies gather, how we use them and why we sometimes need to store them. We will also tell you how you can prevent cookies from being stored although this may downgrade certain elements of the functionality of this website.
How we use cookies
We use cookies for a variety of reasons which we detail below. You are free to decline cookies, but by doing so you may not be able to take full advantage of all of our services.
Disabling cookies
You can disable cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality and features of this and other websites that you visit. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
The cookies we set
If you register with us then we will use cookies for the management of the sign-up process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out. However, in some cases they will remain when logged out to remember your site preferences.
We use cookies when you are logged in to prevent you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
When browsing or shopping online our website will remember preferences you make (for example your username or location). This improves your experience and makes your browsing simpler, easier and more personal to you.
This site offers email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed users.
We use cookies to allow you to share content directly on social networking/sharing sites such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
When visiting other websites you may be shown adverts for Thames & Hudson products you may wish to buy. Like many businesses we place adverts on a range of third-party websites. However, to try and ensure that the adverts you see are relevant to you, we use cookies to collect information about the types of things that interest you, for example websites you visit and your geographic location. Having these cookies does not increase the number of adverts you will be shown, but simply makes the adverts you see more relevant. In addition, they limit the number of times you see an advertisement. We do not collect any personal data within these cookies. To reject our use of these cookies, please refer to your browser settings as set out in the ‘How to reject or opt out of receiving cookies’ section below.
This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide us with interesting insights about our customers. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey.
When you submit data to through a form such as that found on the My Account page cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
Third-party cookies
In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on how to opt out of Google Analytics cookies, click on this link:
Third-party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience from the website.
As we sell products it is important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our costs to ensure the best possible price.
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Our Cookies Policy was last updated on 9 July 2018.