Cookie Policy

By using this site you agree to accept cookies from our website.

The terms used below are based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories

What is a cookie? 

Cookies contain small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or device when you visit a website.  

They are sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or page request.

Cookies help us provide the best user experience, ensuring you can navigate between pages on the site or in the checkout process, remember your shopping cart and generally improve your browsing experience.

We use cookies to provide the best possible service and DO NOT use any cookies for advertising purposes.

You can find out more about cookies at;



The following cookies are essential to ensure the website works correctly. Without these cookies we cannot provide services on this website (e.g. the shopping cart, billing or payment)

    This is used to uniquely identify your session, whether you're logged in, what's in your shopping basket etc
    This is used to track your acceptance of our cookie terms, and any prferences you have set.



These cookies collect information about how visitors use the website, and any errors you may experience.

None of these store any personally identifiable information.   We use the defacto industry standard "Google Analytics" to manage this information.  Most sites you visit online will set these same cookies;

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We will NOT use prformance cookies to gather infomration that could be used to advertise products and services to you on other websites or associate them with your username or personal identity.

These cookies are managed for us by third parties.



We use 'Functionality' cookies to improve your visit, notably by means of a third party serivce which allows us to provide pro-active live chat sessions to offer your support and to allow us to remember notices you have already acknolwedged. 

We set the following two cookies;

  • currency
    This will almost always contain GBP but is included to offer us the flexibility to add support for other currencies in the future (e.g. EUR for our European customers)
  • language
    This will always represent English at present, but is included for future use.  

Additionally the following cookies are set by our Third Party live support provider, they do not contain personally identfiiable information;

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Targeting cookies are linked to services provided by third parties and social networks such as Facebook and Twitter they enable the "Share" and "Like" links within the site, as well as providing the ability to include content from these sites.

These cookies are entirely managed by third parties, and only set if you interact with the site via Facebook or Twitter.

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  • guest_id - set by Twitter
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  • pid - set by Twitter is operated by Homewatch Limited, one of the UK's longest running independent distributors of high quality, brand name smoke alarms and other safety products. If you don't see what you're looking for, or need any further advice, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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