We’re providing you with this information as part of our on-going compliance with recent changes to the law, and to make sure we're clear and honest about your privacy when using our website www.thedogherbalist.co.uk
We will continue to update this page and work on a number of other cookie-related and privacy improvements to our website.
Like most websites, our website uses "cookies" and files that are similar to cookies. To ensure you get the most enjoyable experience out of using our website, as well as the full use of the online shopping and personalised features, your computer or mobile device will need to accept cookies.
In this section you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit our website and how to control or delete those cookies.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small data files which often include a unique identifier that are sent to and stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit certain web pages. They are created by your browser at our request and stored in an approved place on your computer or mobile device.
Please note that if you disable cookies our website will not work.
We would like to point out that cookies don't harm your computer. We don't store your sensitive or personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create. All the information we gather from cookies is secure.
To ensure you get the most enjoyable experience out of using our site, as well as the ability to order products and utilise personalised features, you will need to accept cookies on your computer or mobile phone.
If you don’t accept cookies, our website will not work. However, if you'd prefer to control or delete cookies from our website or any other website – see our section on How to Manage Cookies Below.
Here's a list of the main TheDogHerbalist Cookies we use, and what we use them for. For our selected third party companies and other third party cookies – see our section on Third Party Cookies Below.
Type of Cookie
What Cookie is used for
A session cookie which stores, amongst other things, the steps you take has to navigate our website.
Persistent (non-session) cookies that allows us to remember your actions across multiple visits to our website, and manages functionality such as auto login and "remember me."
A cookie that remembers your requests as you move through our website.
A session cookie that has no expiration date set. If you close a browser the cookie does not survive. This cookie stores information about your visit to our website.
A cookie that is used for measuring page load times to help us improve your use experience on our website.
Flash Cookie (Local Shared Objects)
A cookie (also known as Local Shared Objects) used to enable users to play flash video content on our website and to help improve your experience on our website. Flash Cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device in much the same way as usual cookies, but they're not controlled through your browser.
A cookie is that is used by our mailing services.
A cookie that is used to capture and analyse your information such as browser usage, new user numbers, response to marketing activity and shopping times. That information helps us to improve the website and your shopping experience, and to make our marketing campaigns relevant.
A cookie that is used to store the text that users enter when designing their products.
When you use our website, you may notice content provided by somebody other than TheDogHerbalist, for example a third party company, you may be sent cookies by these companies. Also, if you 'share' TheDogHerbalist content with friends through social networks – such as Facebook and Twitter - you may be sent cookies from these websites.
It's important for you to know that we have no access to or control over cookies used by these companies. We suggest you check the third party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
We are currently evaluating our third party companies that may set cookies on our website include and will update this section as soon as possible. In the meantime, if you would like further information on third party cookies - visit www.aboutcookies.org.
If cookies aren't enabled on your computer, it will mean that our website will not work.
To enable cookies
For PCs: click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select the 'About' option
For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the 'About' option
How to Manage Cookies For PCs
1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
2. Click the 'Under the Hood' tab, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button
3. Now select 'Allow local data to be set'
1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options' , then click on the 'Privacy' tab
2. Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
3. Settings above Medium will disable cookies
1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
2. Then select the Privacy icon
3. Click on Cookies, then select 'allow sites to set cookies'
1. Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
2. Click on 'Security', check the option that says 'Block third-party and advertising cookies'
3. Click 'Save'
How to Manage Cookies For Macs
1. Click on 'Explorer' at the top of your browser window and select 'Preferences' options
2. Scroll down until you see 'Cookies' under Receiving Files
3. Select the 'Never Ask' option
1. Click on 'Safari' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
2. Click on 'Security' then 'Accept cookies'
3. Select the 'Only from site you navigate to'
Mozilla and Netscape
1. Click on 'Mozilla' or 'Netscape' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
2. Scroll down until you see cookies under 'Privacy & Security'
3. Select 'Enable cookies for the originating web site only'
1. Click on 'Menu' at the top of your browser window and select 'Settings'
2. Then select 'Preferences', select the 'Advanced' tab
3. Then select 'Accept cookies' option
Please be aware that if you control or delete cookies our website will not work.
For TheDogHerbalist Cookies – If you use a PC - click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select the 'About' option.
If you use a Mac - with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the 'About' option.
For Flash Cookies (or Local Shared Objects) – The Adobe website provides comprehensive information on how to delete or disable Flash cookies - see http://www.adobe.com/security/flashplayer/.
For Third Party Cookies – If you'd like to opt out of third party company cookies - please use the-opt out tool offered by members of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) – see http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. If you’d like to opt out of cookies created by 'sharing' TheDogHerbalist content through social networks – such as Facebook and Twitter – we suggest you check the third party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. If you want to know more about Third Party Cookies and to opt out of them if you wish – see http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices
Further information about cookies
We are continuing to work on a number of other privacy and cookie-related improvements to our website. If you'd like to learn more about cookies and how to manage them - see www.aboutcookies.org.
Please note that we're not responsible for any of the content of the external websites named in this Cookies Policy.
Changes to this Cookies Policy: As part of our on-going initiative to comply with recent law changes, we may revise this Cookies Policy from time to time by posting a revised Cookies Policy on our website. We reserve the right to modify this Cookies Policy at any time, so please review it frequently.
Please note that some information may remain in our archived records after your account has been deactivated. Please be sure to include your exact name, mailing address, telephone number and specific preferences.