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What are Cookies?

Cookies are small files that websites place on your hard drive or browser to enable additional features of the website to work. Use of cookies is common practice and many websites use them and most internet browsers automatically accept cookies.

Use of Cookies by Wickes Group plc

We use cookies on the Wickes Group plc website to collect information about how visitors use the website and to collect standard analytics to gather data to enhance the performance of our website. This is important to us as we want to improve the visitor journey when you browse our website and ensure that it is as user friendly as possible.

However, our cookies do not gather any personally identifying information such as a person's name or e-mail address and any information gathered by the use of cookies is compiled on an aggregate and anonymous basis.

The table below provides further details about the cookies which are currently in use on our website and a description of the purpose of each of these cookies.

Name of cookieExpiry timePurpose
Umbraco CMSUMB_UCONTEXT_CSessionThis cookie is set by websites using the Umbraco CMS. It is necessary for CMS and is usually only seen by site administrators accessing the back end of the website, rather than general visitors.
UMB_UCONTEXT30 minutes
UMB_XSRF_TOKENSessionUsed for preventing Cross-site request forgery attacks.
Euroland__utmz6 monthsThis cookie tracks where the visitor came from, what search engine is used, what link is clicked on, what keyword is used, and where the visitor is located in the world when they accessed the website.
__utma2 yearsThis cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
ASP.NETASP.NET_SessionIdSessionThis cookie is automatically generated by It is created the first time the application is accessed over the browser.
__RequestVerificationTokenSessionThis is an anti-forgery cookie set by web applications built using ASP.NET MVC technologies.
Google Analytics_ga2 yearsThis cookie is set when the user turns on Analytics cookies. According to Google Analytics documentation this cookie is used to distinguish users.
_gid24 hours

How can you disable Cookies?

If you want to, you can disable cookies from your browser and delete all cookies that are stored on your computer. You can do this as often you want to.

To find out how to do this for your particular browser you can go to "help" on your browser's menu or you can visit

What happens if I do disable Cookies?

You need to be aware that if you choose to disable cookies from your browser it may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Wickes Group plc website, as some or all of the areas of the website may fail to work for you.

You will see from the table above that certain of the cookies which we use on our website are considered to be strictly necessary for the operation of certain aspects of the website. Therefore, please be aware that if these cookies are disabled we may be unable to provide certain services which you have requested.

Policy reviewed March 2021