Cookie Policy


Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. QD Stores uses cookies to keep track of what you have in your basket and to remember you when you return to our site. If you are shopping at you need to have all cookies enabled, although you can still browse the site without them. 

How this website uses Cookies

On 26th May 2012, an EU directive was imposed by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), with a view to protecting the privacy of internet users. This law states that websites need to provide a clear and comprehensive guide to the use of Cookies. Cookies are small text files placed on your computer, in this case by QD Stores, that help organise and store browsing information. This website uses nine Cookies which are detailed below:-




session-id QD Stores the id of the current users session.
user-number QD Stores the users id when the 'Stay logged in' option is ticked during logon.
username QD Store the users email address when the 'Remember username' option is ticked during login.
ipos-recent QD Stores a list of recently viewed products/categories.
product-view QD Stores whether the user has selected the 'Grid' or 'List' view option on product pages.
results-per-page QD Stores how many results per page to display on product pages.
sorting QD Stores the chosen sorting order on product pages.
post-code QD Stores the entered Post Code when checking Click and Collect stock availability.
max-miles QD Stores the select 'Maximum Miles' option when checking Click and Collect stock availability.
__utma Google Analytics Used to distinguish users and sessions.
__utmb Google Analytics Used to determine new sessions/visits.
__utmz Google Analytics Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how a user reaches our site.
__utmv Google Analytics Used to store visitor-level custom variable data.


We have implemented Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. You can opt-out of this tracking using Ads Settings. Additionally, The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides website visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being used by Google Analytics.


We assume that by accessing this website, you accept the way that we use cookies.  However, if you have any reason for concern, you can contact us here. 

Remarketing Policy

QD Stores uses a remarketing cookie on our website – this allows us to collate lists of visitors who have visited our website, and show tailored, targeted adverts to them at a later date.

Our remarketing activities are limited to the Google Display Network – a network of websites and blogs throughout the Internet. QD Stores may show adverts about our products to you if you have previously visited our website and are viewing a website that is part of the Google Display network.

Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the QD Stores website. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

You may opt out of the remarketing cookie by visiting your Google’s Ad Settings, usually reachable through the following link:

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