What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small text file stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are collected when you visit certain pages on websites and do not cause harm to your computer. They tell the website when you have returned, which enables the site to bring up information relevant to you, for example your contents of your basket and past orders.

If you would like more information all about cookies, click here. Please note that we are not responsible for the content or cookie collection of external websites.

What information is contained in Cookies?

Cookies collect standard Internet log information, they do not hold personal information about you, such as your credit card details, your name or your address. They recognise the individual computer, but not you.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies that are necessary to enable you to move around our site, to help us improve the performance of our website and to provide you with a better user experience. Cookies allow you to interact with our website much faster and easier, without them our website would be very difficult to use because some of the cookies help us to identify and resolve errors, determine relevant products to show you when you're browsing or keep information relating to orders you have placed in the ‘My Account’ section.

Types of Cookies

We use cookies to improve your onsite experience and to show you personalised content. Listed below are the types of cookies we use.

Essential Cookies

These allow you to use the basic functions of our website like, viewing our products, ordering your items, and checking your account information and order history.

Performance Cookies

We use tools like google analytics to see how you use our website. We analyse visitor information like site visit numbers to help us see how effective our marketing is and get to know what you like. This information is also used to help make improvements to our website and improve your experience across our web pages. This cookie is completely anonymised, we cannot identify you and your personal data is not used in these cookies. Another tool we use for this purpose is Crazy Egg.

Third Party Cookies

We work with third parties who set cookies during your visit to be used for remarketing purposes. We will show you personalised product recommendations based on your interaction with our site through remarketing.
We use remarketing banners to show you products that you have previously interacted with on our website when you visit other websites. We may also present alternative products depending on their relevancy to your site visit. We use Conversant’s technology to do this. All of your data is processed and recognised with a unique user ID.
Culture Vulture is the sister company of Museum Selection & Pia Jewellery, to opt out of the remarketing above, click here.
We also use Nosto to personalise content on our website based on how you have interacted with it previously. If you visit our website and abandon your basket, they will send you an email reminder to checkout before your product goes out of stock. This communication falls under service correspondence rather than marketing communication.
Other third parties that we use are Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, Linkedin and Addthis. We cannot prevent these sites from collecting information on your usage of its embedded content. You may not be logged into these services, but they may still gather anonymous information regarding your usage.
We use third party companies to provide advertising services and to collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit and interact with our website. This enables them to provide advertisements about goods most likely to be of interest to you from the companies they represent. You may visit the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance at https://youronlinechoices.eu/ to learn more or to opt out of receiving advertisements tailored to your interests on your browser.

Website Function Cookies

These cookies allow us to provide additional functionalities to the website and will retain some settings information, so you do not have to change your settings each visit. While they are not essential to complete an order on our website, they do provide extra features that enhance your shopping experience with us.

What happens when I share your website on social media?

All our product pages contain embedded Addthis sharing links which is mentioned in the third party cookie section above. If you do share any content through this or using your browser you may be sent cookies from these social networks. You would need to refer to their website for their cookie policy.

Can I disable Cookies?

To withdraw your consent or if you want to be notified each time a cookie is about to be used, you should amend your browser settings to prevent us from storing cookies on your computer. Information on how to do this can be found in the ‘Help’ section on your browser menu bar. Please be aware that by disabling all cookies you will still be able to browse our site but your shopping experience will be limited and you will be unable to place an order. To find out more about cookies and how you can manage them please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.