What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file which is stored on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device. This can be very helpful for things like remembering your preferences, saving passwords, keeping track of your ecommerce basket, or ensuring you see only relevant adverts or messaging.

Our cookies

The cookies on are not harmful and are used to make your browsing experience better by providing better site functionality and customised experiences.

We do NOT store sensitive or personally identifiable information, such as name, address or credit card details, in our cookies.

The table below shows a list of all of the cookies on and how we use them.

Cookie Name Purpose
PHPSESSID This is the cookie we use to know that you are the same person each time you load a page. We use this to save your choices when browsing the site and to add products to your basket or My Favourites account. Without this cookie, none of these features would work.
These are cookies stored for Google Analytics, which allows us to know how many people have been on the site and which pages have been viewed. All data for this is stored anonymously as statistics, so you can't be identified from a visit.
These cookies are used for the ForeSee customer survey. Some visitors may have the option to fill in a survey to help us improve the site for all users. These cookies allow us to send this option to just a few visitors and remember their answers – and also to remember when they do not want to fill it out.
These cookies are necessary for the optional Vee24 live chat service to work. This service allows you to talk to a DFS customer service representative to help you with any questions while you are on the site.
These are cookies set by and They are necessary for the Facebook "like" and Twitter "tweet" buttons to work on the product pages. If you'd like more information about these, please visit and Facebook cookies are also used for targeting purposes to provide you with personalised ads. They store no personal information
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These are third party cookies. These are used for the purpose of reporting, ad targeting or to provide you with personalised ads when you visit other websites, though they store no personal information.
QUBIT This cookie is used to check if the user has accepted the cookie policy.

Banner advertisements are presented to you on other chosen websites based upon your browsing history of, and this service uses cookies.

The data contained in these advertising cookies is anonymous and does not contain personal information, nor do any of the cookies used on

How to control cookies

Your web browser provides tools to allow you to change your cookie settings. How you adjust your settings will depend on the browser you are using.

For example to turn off cookies in your Google Chrome Browser follow these steps:

1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.

2. Select Settings.

3. Click Show advanced settings.

4. In the "Privacy" section, click the Content settings button.

5. In the "Cookies" section, you can change to your preferred setting.

For other browsers check the tools or preferences in the Help menu to learn how to change your cookie settings.