What are cookies?


Cookies are text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. We use cookies to improve your experience on our website.

By continuing to use the website ocs.co.uk, you agree to our use of cookies. If you don’t agree to our use of cookies but you still want to visit our website, you can turn off the cookies in your browser settings.

If you would prefer not to accept cookies, you will still be able to navigate the site, but certain features might not function correctly. The majority of web browsers have cookies enabled by default, but if you want to double check this, see the section below on Managing Cookies.

Cookie Policy


To ensure you can fully use all the features of our site, your computer or mobile device will need to accept cookies. Using cookies is the only way we can provide you with certain features of our site.

We use a combination of both session and persistent cookies. Session cookies keep track of your current visit and how you navigate the site, persistent cookies enable our website to recognise you as a repeat visitor when you return. The session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will be removed on a pre-determined expiry date, 12 months after it has been initiated, or when deleted by you.

If you would prefer to block, limit or delete cookies, you can use your web-browser to do this.

Each web-browser has different ways of doing this, so please look at the 'Help' menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Or visit www.aboutcookies.org for more information on how to change your cookie settings in a wide variety of different web browsers.
 

Third Party Cookies


Some on the cookies stored on your computer that relate to our website will not be directly related to us.

Google Analytics - This is used by nearly every website in the world and helps us view and analyse visitor information; such as browser versions, visitor numbers, and response to marketing activity. This information enables us to improve the website and your visiting experience.

The information stored by these cookies is secure and can only be seen only by us and Google and never stores any confidential information.

Social Share Tools - If you decide to 'share' any of our content with friends or associates through any of the social networks - you may be sent cookies from these websites. We cannot control the creation of these cookies, so we suggest you visit the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Google Maps - We use Google Maps to show the area surrounding our stores and use them to generate directions to the store. The cookies created by Google Maps are purely for creating the directions and do not store any information other than the postcode.

CommuniGator – Through the use of persistent cookies we monitor the behaviour of individuals who have identified themselves to us. We do this so that we can through our marketing channels deliver the most relevant messages to our customers and the wider audiences we communicate with. A persistent cookie will be deleted on a pre-determined expiry date, 12 months after it has been initiated, or by you through your browser settings.

Managing Cookies


The majority of web browsers have cookies enabled by default. If you don’t have cookies enabled on your computer, it will affect your experience when visiting our site.

Please visit www.aboutcookies.org for more information on how to change your cookie settings in a wide variety of different web browsers.