Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer or mobile when you visit a website. They are unique to your browser and usually just contain anonymous information. These cookies can last for just the duration of your visit ("session cookies") or they can remain on your computer for longer so that the site will remember you if you come back again ("persistent cookies").
Cookies do all sorts of jobs, like storing your preferences, remembering that you've logged in or keeping your shopping basket up to date - generally making your life easier, faster and more relaxing.
If you would like some more information about cookies and you can manage them, you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
Here at Mamas & Papas, all information gathered by cookies is completely anonymous, and we can’t use it to identify you personally. We also use some third party cookies (Google and IBM Coremetrics) to help us improve the site, for example by identifying errors or helping us analyze behavior (anonymously) to make the site easier to use. The final type of cookie that we use on Mamas & Papas are targeting cookies which allow carefully selected third parties to know that you have visited http://www.mamasandpapas.com and make advertising elsewhere on the web more relevant to you and your interests.
For more information about these cookies and to change your preferences, you can visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com/.
All our cookies fall into four main categories as defined by the International Chamber of Commerce and we've listed them out below so that you know exactly what we’re doing.
These cookies are essential for Mamas and Papas to ensure that the site works correctly and don't gather any information that could be used for marketing purposes, for example they allow access to secure areas such as my account or the order form.
|PHPSESSID||persistent||Unique session ID|
Performance cookies help us understand how people use our site (anonymously) and identifying errors. These help us to improve the site and make your life easier.
Functionality cookies are essential for the smooth running of the site, for example remembering your country.
These cookies are used by carefully selected third parties to recognise that you have visited Mamas & Papas and help tailor advertising to your interests. All this information is completely anonymous and we do not share any personal information. You can learn more about these types of cookies (and how to turn them off) by visiting
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|Google Tag Manager||Functionality cookies||Managing integrations||Provides us with a mechanism for managing 3rd party integration.|
|Google Analytics||Analytical/performance cookies||Tracking||Collects information about how our visitors use our website. We use this information to help us improve the website. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form such as the number of visitors to our site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.|
|Google APIs||Functionality cookies||Maps||Google Maps; allows us to display interactive maps to provide information regarding store locations.|
|Opentag||Functionality cookies||Data management||Provides a mechanism for passing data across to Qubit.|
|Qubit||Targeting cookies||Split testing and personalisation||Provides us with the ability to introduce personalisation to improve a customer’s experience based on their previous experiences with us and selections that they have made.|
|Bazaarvoice||Functionality cookies||Product Reviews||Enables our customer’s to read and write reviews on products.|
|Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+||Functionality cookies||Social Media connection||Allow our visitors to interface with social media.|
|Cybersource, PayPal, Amex||Strictly necessary cookies||Payment||Allows us to take payment for and complete your order.|
|Amplience, YouTube||Functionality cookies||Digital Asset Management; Images and Video||Allows our visitors to be served product images.|
|Doubleclick||Analytical/performance cookies,||Tracking & personalisation||Shows us those visitors who use a search engine and click on a paid advertisement, helping us improve our online marketing channel and provide a better customer experience|
Last updated March 2017