Cookie policy

Travis Perkins plc is committed to protecting your privacy.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small files that websites place on your hard drive or browser to enable additional features of the website to work. Use of cookies is common practice and many websites use them and most internet browsers automatically accept cookies.

We are providing this information to you as part of our policy to comply with recent changes to the law relating to the use of cookies and other information storage technology operating on websites.

Use of Cookies by Travis Perkins plc

We use cookies on the Travis Perkins plc website to collect information about how visitors use the website and to collect standard analytics to gather data to enhance the performance of our website. This is important to us as we want to improve the visitor journey when you browse our website and ensure that it is as user friendly as possible.

However, our cookies do not gather any personally identifying information such as a person's name or e-mail address and any information gathered by the use of cookies is compiled on an aggregate and anonymous basis.

The table below provides further details about the cookies which are currently in use on our website and a description of the purpose of each of these cookies.

Cookie Purpose of the Cookie Intrusiveness to Customer Expiry Will areas of the website fail if I disable the Cookies?
_utma This cookie, used by Google Analytics, keeps track of the number of times a user has been to the Site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. Low 2 years No
_utmb This cookie, used by Google Analytics, captures the timestamp of the exact moment in time when a user enters the site. Low 30 minutes No
utmc This cookie, used by Google Analytics, captures the timestamp of the exact moment in time when a user leaves the site. Low After a short time or when you close your browser. No
utmt Indicates the type of request, which is one of: event, transaction, item, or custom variable. If this value is not present in the GIF request, the request is typed as page. Low   No
tmz This cookie keeps track of where the user came from, what search engine the user used, what link was clicked on, what keyword the user used, and where they were in the world when accessing the site. Low 6 months No
ga Used to distinguish users. Low 2 years No
ASP.NET_SessionId Enables tools to work. Low After a short time or when you close your browser Yes
URL#lang Stores language for the website Low At end of session No

How can you disable Cookies?

If you want to, you can disable cookies from your browser and delete all cookies that are stored on your computer. You can do this as often you want to.

To find out how to do this for your particular browser you can go to "help" on your browser's menu or you can visit

What happens if I do disable Cookies?

You need to be aware that if you choose to disable cookies from your browser it may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Travis Perkins plc website, as some or all of the areas of the website may fail to work for you.

You will see from the table above that certain of the cookies which we use on our website are considered to be strictly necessary for the operation of certain aspects of the website. Therefore, please be aware that if these cookies are disabled we may be unable to provide certain services which you have requested.