A cookie is a text file containing small amounts of information which is placed by a website within a computer or device through your web browser; the cookie is subsequently sent back to the same website by the browser.

Cookies are designed to assist your computer or device to remember something the user has done within that website e.g. remembering that the user has logged in, or which buttons have been clicked.

There are specific cookies related to knowing a user is logged in or not. These are known as authentication cookies. Authentication cookies are important for the website to know what information to show you, or if it needs to ask you to log in.

Cookies cannot carry viruses or install malware.

By using the Cantata Editions website, mobile website and Apps, you are agreeing to our Privacy and Cookie policies and consent to the use of cookies and similar technologies by us and our carefully selected third party partners as described in these policies. If you do not agree to such use, please see the Managing Your Cookies section for details on how to adjust your settings.

Why do we use Cookies?

We use cookies and similar technologies to facilitate reservations and home delivery orders and recognise customers and to understand and facilitate the customer browsing and shopping behaviour. This enables us to understand what elements of our site work well, and which ones don’t. We use this information to improve our website and Apps to offer the best shopping experience for you, our customers. Our website also employs cookies and similar technologies placed by our carefully selected third party partners to help provide you with relevant advertising and manage our commercial relationship with those partners.

Do I have to accept Cookies?

To shop with Cantata Editions on our website, mobile site or apps, cookies need to be enabled on your browser. Cookies are used to offer a personalised experience when browsing the website on your computer, tablet and mobile phone, and are also used by our Apps.

If you choose not to allow cookies you may have difficulties in using the Cantata Editions website or Apps.

If you are uncertain about whether you would like to change your cookie settings, please see our list of Cantata Editions cookies below and how they improve your experience as a customer and to help you understand how and why we use cookies.

Are Cookies used on web, tablet and apps?

Yes, cookies, or other data storing devices are used on all of our digital channels (web, mobile, tablet and Apps).

How long do you keep Cookies for?

On the whole we only keep cookies for the duration of your visit to one of the Cantata Editions channels (website, mobile website etc).

Do Cookies contain my personal information?

No, cookies do not contain confidential information such as your home address, telephone number or credit card details. However, Cantata Editions does not control what information is stored by third party cookies.

Types of Cookies

Session Cookies

These cookies only last for the duration of your visit to our website. We use session cookies to help improve your experience with us and to support key activities that you want to undertake on our website. An example of this is in our website trolley, where session cookies are used to retain the items you added to the trolley until you are ready to checkout. These cookies are administered by us and none of your personal data is stored or retained after you have left our website.

Persistent Cookies

These cookies are written on to your computer’s browser and remain in place until they expire or you choose to delete them. These cookies are used for two primary purposes:

  • Marketing
  • These cookies are used to measure your engagement with our website. They allow us change and develop our website to improve your experience with us. We may use this data to send you communications around areas of interest to you. Our marketing cookies also allow you to participate in customer surveys, giving you a chance to provide us with feedback and allowing us to further improve your online experience.
  • Onsite experience
  • These cookies are used to support your experience on our website, such as the ability for you to leave product reviews, and to measure how you respond to enhancements that we test from time to time.