What are Cookies
Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages, which we use to keep track of what you have in your basket, and to remember you when you return to our site. So what are they and why do we use them?
To order products on our site, you need to have cookies enabled - see the section on below on managing cookies. If you don't wish to enable cookies, you'll still be able to browse the site and use it for research purposes. Most web browsers have cookies enabled, but see below for more information on how to turn them on should you need to.
Cookies can't harm your computer. We don't store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of our site. For example, they help us to identify and resolve errors, or may help determine relevant related products to show you when you're browsing.
Third Party Cookies
When you visit shop.ashmolean.org you may notice that some links may bring you to other websites, for example our Print on Demand site www.ashmoleanprints.com. We have relationships with carefully selected retail partners, accessible through our site, who produce and supply some of our products. These partner sites may also set cookies during your visit to their sites, to be used for remarketing purposes - in other words, to show you different products and services based on what you appear to be interested in. Please note that at shop.ashmolean.org we are not responsible for the content of external websites and can not control their cookie settings. Please refer to the individual privacy, security and cookie policies on any external websites for more information.
If cookies aren't enabled on your computer, it will mean that your shopping experience on our website may be limited to browsing and researching; you might not be able to add products to your basket or buy them.
For information on how to enable cookies in your web browser, see our page on enabling cookies.
To make full use of the online shopping and features on shop.ashmolean.org, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain features of this website by using them.
Our cookies don't store sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details: they simply hold the 'key' that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information. However, if you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from us, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser or mobile/tablet manual to learn how to change your cookie preferences.