Cookies Policy

This page details the cookies used on this website.  Please browse the tabs below for more information.


In addition to the information which you supply to us, information and data may be automatically collected through the use of cookies. Cookies are small text files the site can use to recognise repeat users and allow us to observe behaviour and compile aggregate data in order to improve the site for you.


Cookies help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse this website and allow you to make full use of the online shopping and personalised features available on this website.   We do not use cookies to collect or record information such as your name, address or payment details.

We use cookies on this website for the following main purposes:

Shopping Process: We use cookies when you browse and add products to your shopping cart.  These cookies remember your preferences and you cart contents, so that you can checkout and pay for your shopping.  Without these cookies, the shopping part of the website would not work.

Customer Traffic:  We use analytics software to collect information such as visitor numbers and site useage in order to optimise your use and overall experience of our website.

Newsletter:  We collect information from you when you subscribe to our newsletter mailing list for either email subscription or postal promotions or register for an account with us.

Sharing:  The social media share buttons makes it easy for you to bookmark and share content to your favorite social destinations, such as Facebook and Twitter.

Contractual:  We may use cookies  to help us fulfil our contractual obligations to third parties, for example to pay a retail partner if you have made a purchase on this website by following a link to or from their website.


Yes. Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies but you are able to alter the settings of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance, should you wish. The ‘help’ option of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.

You can also visit  for more information. Please remember that by disabling cookies you will affect the performance of this site, including your ability to purchase items,  however, you may still use many of the other features of our website.


By visiting you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Cookies Policy, our Privacy Policy and our  Terms and Conditions.   Please note:   Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, cookies will be set when you access this website. By using and browsing this website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with this Cookie Policy. If you do not consent, you must either disable cookies or refrain from using this website.   Any changes we may make to our cookies and privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.  


Here is a list of the main cookies that are set by us when you access our website and a description of what we use them for:

Cookie Name

Cookie Purpose

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Essential Shopping Cart Cookies:

We use cookies to keep track of your shopping session and personalise your shopping experience so that you can retrieve your shopping basket at any time.  These cookies remember your preferences from previous visits, allow you to add to basket and store your shopping basket. The website wouldn’t work for you without them.

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We also use cookies to enable the Google Analytics software.  It helps us take and analyse visitor information such as browser usage and new visitor numbers. This helps us improve your overall experience on our site  and to make our marketing campaigns relevant.  The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established.




Some cookies may be set by third parties when you visit our website.   These third parties may be suppliers who partner with us to deliver our website, companies that participate with us in affiliate marketing programmes and other third parties.   These cookies are controlled by the third parties, so please check the third-party websites for more information about these cookies and how to manage them. Some of our third party partners that may set cookies on this website include:

Cookie Name

Cookie Purpose


Essential Shopping Cart Cookies:

SagePay is our secure third party payments provider.  This cookie allows you to pay with your credit card, debit card or via PayPal,  for the items you have added to your shopping basket.  This cookie remembers your shopping basket contents and transfers the items you want to pay for through to our secure third party payments provider, SagePay. The shopping part of the website wouldn’t work for you without this cookie.


Newsletter Subscriptions:

When you sign up to receive great news and offers from us, we manage your subscription and email preferences by using software which integrates with our third party newsletter  subscription  manager Mail Chimp.

 Facebook, Twitter

Social Media:

When you use our Twitter Follow Buttons or Facebook Like Buttons, cookies are set to show that you have already “liked† a page.  So you can easily like  or share our content across social media channels we have also included these sharing buttons throughout our site.


When you play one of our embedded videos from YouTube on our site, it sets both browser cookies and Flash cookies.  You can find out more by visiting YouTube privacy policy:

If you wish to disable or delete a Flash cookie, please visit Adobe Flashplayer Security Settings.   Please bear in mind that if you disable Flash cookies you will be unable to access certain content on our website which uses Adobe Flash Player, such as videos.


You can enable or disable cookies by changing your website browser settings to accept or reject cookies as required.   How to do this will depend on the browser you use.   We have provided further information below on how to check which browser you use and how to manage cookies.   Please bear in mind that if cookies are not enabled on your computer, your activities will be restricted to browsing this website and you will not be able to add products to your shopping bag and buy them.

If you are using a PC – go to ‘Help’ and select the ‘About’ option
If you are using a Mac – click on the Apple menu within the browser and select the ‘About’ option

Once you know which brower you are using, follow the instructions below to check if you have cookies enabled on your computer:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6,7,8

  • Go to ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window. Select ‘Internet options’. Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
  • Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below to enable cookies

Mozilla Firefox

  • Go to ‘Tools’ and select Options
  • Click the Privacy icon
  • Click on Cookies and choose ‘allow sites to set cookies’

Google Chrome

  • Go to ‘Tools’ and select Options
  • Click ‘Under the Hood’   and select the ‘Content settings’ button within the ‘Privacy’ section
  • Choose ‘Allow local data to be set’

Safari on OSX

  • Click ‘Safari’ and select ‘Preferences’
  • Click ‘Security’ then ‘Accept cookies’

Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

  • Click on ‘Mozilla’ or ‘Netscape’ and select ‘Preferences’
  • Find ‘Cookies’ under ‘Privacy & Security’
  • Select ‘Enable cookies for the originating web site only’

Microsoft Internet Explorer on OSX

  • Click ‘Explorer’ and select ‘Preferences’
  • Find ‘Cookies’ under ‘Receiving Files’
  • Select ‘Never Ask’


  • Click ‘Menu’ and select ‘Settings’
  • Select ‘Preferences’ and then ‘Advanced’
  • Select ‘Accept cookies’

If you are not happy with the way that we use cookies then you should delete Pinstripe & Pearls  cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito† in Chrome, “InPrivate† for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

Please also view our  privacy policy.

If you have any further questions regarding how our website uses cookies, you may contact the data controller by emailing or writing to us at  Pinstripe & Pearls, The Old Barrel Store, Draymans Lane, Marlow.  SL7 2FF.