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Cookie Policy

The Gro-store website (www.gro-store.co.uk) places small data files called cookies on your computer when you use the site. This is standard practice for all websites. Cookies enable us to deliver a better quality user experience and some collect information about browsing and buying behaviour. 

By using and browsing the Gro-store website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our policy. If you do not consent, you must disable cookies or refrain from using the site.

The Gro company does have relationships with carefully-selected and monitored suppliers who may also set cookies during your visit to be used for remarketing purposes - in other words to show you different products and services based on what you appear to be interested in.

If you would like to opt out, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative website or if you would only like to Opt out of Google’s ad settings please click here.

We're giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we're honest and clear about your privacy whilst visiting the Gro-store!

What are cookies?
This website uses cookies to collect information.  They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses this website.  The cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website and to enable to you shop with us online.  Cookies are also used to tailor the products and services offered and how they are advertised to our customers, both on this website and elsewhere. 

Information collected
Some cookies are used to collect information about browsing and buying behaviour by people who access this website via the same computer or device. This information is about the pages viewed, the products purchased and way the site is navigated.  We do not use cookies to collect or record information on individual users’ name, address or other contact details.  
The Gro-store  is able to use cookies to monitor individual customer browsing and purchasing behaviour but third parties are not able to identify customers using cookies.

Who sets the cookies?
The cookies stored on your computer or other device when you access this website are set by  or on behalf of The Gro Company 
Cookies may also be set by third parties who participate with us in marketing programmes.   The most important such third parties are Google, and Bronto. Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) helps to analyse the use of this website and improve customer experience on our website.   None of these third parties collect any personal data from which they would be able to identify individual customers.

What are cookies used for?

The main purposes for which cookies are used are:-

1. For technical purposes essential to effective operation of website, particularly in relation to on-line transactions.

2. To enable The Gro Store to collect information about the browsing and shopping habits and activities of customers, including to monitor the success of campaigns, competitions etc. 

How do I disable cookies?
If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies.  How to do this will depend on the browser you use please refer to your individual browser for guidance on how to disable cookies on their systems.

What happens if I disable cookies?
This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the site may not operate properly if cookies are switched off.  If you only disable 3rd party cookies you will not be prevented from making purchases on this site.  If you disable all cookies you will be unable to complete a purchase on this site.