Cookies Policy

Information about our use of cookies:

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your computer or on any other device that you use to access our website (e.g. a mobile phone or other mobile device).

Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, and to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website (and third parties they work with) and to manage elements of their business. Without certain cookies, some areas and functionalities of a website will not work (e.g. user logins).

If you would like to find out more about cookies please visit or which explain how cookies work and how you can manage their use.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are essential and are required for the operation of our website, to enable you to move around our website and use its features. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website. Without these cookies our website does not work properly.

  • Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to collect information about how visitors to our website use our website. They recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. We only use these cookies to improve how our website works.

  • Functionality cookies. These cookies are used to recognise you and thus enable us to remember the choices you make. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use on our website and the purposes for which we use them in the tables below:

A. Cookies created and managed by Vigo Presses Limited:

Cookie Name Type of Cookie Description/Purpose Expires
ASP.NET_SessionId Strictly Necessary Used to remember your details and preferences as you move from page to page on our website, for example logging in. This is a session cookie that is strictly necessary for the site to function. At end of browser session
ShopfrontCartID Functionality This cookie stores and identifies your 'shopping cart' or 'basket' to enable you to purchase items while browsing our site. 30 days from entry onto the site
.ASPXAUTH Functionality This cookie remembers you for your next visit to our site so you can be automatically logged in. End of Browser Session or 30 days if 'remember me' is ticked

B. Cookies managed by third parties to help Vigo Presses Limited.

Description / Purpose

These cookies enable us to see how many people use and navigate our website and its services, as well as the routes people take to move around our website. We use this information to measure how well our website is doing, and where we need to improve our website service to you. These are analytical/performance cookies and are mix of session cookies and persistent cookies View the Google privacy and cookie policy.

Cookie Name Type of Cookie Expires Managed By
__utma Analytical / Performance2 years - triggered from when you first visit our siteGoogle Analytics
__utmbAnalytical / PerformanceTriggered from when you first visit our site and expires 30 minutes after you leave the site.Google Analytics
__utmc Analytical / PerformanceTriggered from when you first visit our site and expires after you leave the site. Google Analytics
__utmz Analytical / Performance6 months from when you first visit our site.Google Analytics

Blocking Cookies

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. If you use different computers/mobile devices in different locations you will need to ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site and thus your experience of our website may be affected.

If you would like to disable "third party" cookies you can turn them off by going to the third party's website and getting them to generate a one-time "no thanks" cookie that will stop any further cookies being written to your machine. Here are links to the main third party advertising platforms that we may use, each of which have instructions on how to do this:

If you have any questions regarding this policy please contact