To track how visitors interact with our website, and to allow certain website facilities such as our shopping basket and account login to function.
To monitor and manage our Website traffic levels.
We use two types of cookie on our website, neither of which contain any personal information, and cannot be used to identify you.
Session Cookies. These are temporary cookies, which only exist for the time period that you actively access the website (or until you close the browser after visiting the website). Session cookies allow the Sphinx Books website to remember what you have viewed and entered on previous pages, avoiding the need to re-input information and improve your experience whilst using the site.
Persistent Cookies. These are cookies, which remain on your device after you have visited our website. e.g. if you use the 'Remember Me on this computer' option when logging into your account. Persistent cookies help us identify you as a unique visitor; they do not contain any personal information that could be used to identify youas an individual to anyone else.
How to control and manage cookies
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by Sphinx Books, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your web browser settings. The Help function within your particular browser should tell you how to manage cookies.
Alternatively, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to manage cookies on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer, as well as extra general information about cookies. For information on how to manage cookies on the browser of your mobile device you will need to refer to your mobile handset manual.