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These cookies show us how you found our website and which website you came from. This helps us know which of our online marketing channels is most effective.

Third party marketing partner cookies

We work with several partners who serve advertisements on our behalf. Most of these third party marketing sites use both session and persistent cookies.

All data collected by these third parties is anonymous and will never contain your name, address, telephone number, email address or payment details.

You can delete your cookies at any time from any of the third party marketing sites and technology partners mentioned below. designersguild.com will never disclose your personal details to third parties without your specific permission. More information on our third party, network and supplier relationships can be found below.


Google, Google Analytics, Bing & Yahoo!

Google use session and persistent cookies across their advertising products and cookies are used by Google partners across their third party advertising network. Google uses cookies to serve you relevant advertisements based on your searches. Anyone can opt out of this. We use Google Analytics to better understand how customers use our website, how they navigate and how often they return to our site.

Google Analytics uses cookies to track on–site conversions. All this data is anonymous.  See Google Privacy Policy.

Yahoo! and Bing use cookies across their advertising products and their third party advertising network. Bing and Yahoo! may set and access Bing and Yahoo cookies on your computer or use web beacons to access their own cookies inside and outside of their network of websites and in connection with Yahoo! or Bing products and services. Bing/Yahoo! Privacy & Cookie Policy

A list of the different types of cookies we use




Transaction Session cookie Used to maintain your transaction with. This cookie expires and is removed every time you close your browser.
Checkout Flow Session cookie Used to determine where you are in the checkout process.This cookie expires and is removed every time you close your browser.
Login Session cookie Remembers whether you are logged in or logged out. It can also remember your log in name (but not your password) to save you time on your next visit.
Basket Cookie Persistent cookie Used to store your basket details when you've added items to your basket, but are yet to purchase them. This cookie expires after 90 days.
eCommerce Platform usage Session cookie Internally used by our e-commerce server to use the software

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