Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

You're probably already aware that cookies are simply small text files stored on your computer when you visit different web pages and can be read using the Notepad program on your PC. Typically cookies contain two pieces of information a site name and unique ID. At we use cookies to help keep track of what you have in your basket, and to remember you when you return to our site.

As most web browsers have cookies already enabled, should you decide you'd rather this not be the case, it's easy enough to turn them off by going to 'Tools' at the top of your browser. Please note that cookies can't harm your computer or your files.


What's more, we don't store personally identifiable information such as credit card details, but use encrypted information gathered from them to help make your experience on the site better. For example, they help us to identify and resolve errors.

So thanks for taking the time to read this information. We're updating you as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we're honest and clear about your privacy when using our website.

Our cookies policy

In order for our website to work properly your computer needs to accept a number of cookies, without them some fundamental parts of our website, including the login and shopping basket pages, won't work.

Our cookies don't store anything which can be used to identify you, they don't store your name, address, credit or debit card details, they just hold information relating to your visit to the site. If you'd still rather restrict cookies you can manage your settings in most browsers - see below for details.

The cookies we use on include the following:



This cookie is created when you sign into RM Books and tracks that you've authenticated. It contains a unique reference for your account in an encrypted format.


This cookie is used to identify you as an invidiual to the RM Books website when you are signed in.


This cookie is used to track that you've confirmed the RM Books cookie policy.


These cookies are used by RM Books to verify that information you send to RM Books is genuine and not due to a Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attack.


This cookie is used by Google Analytics. Google Analytics collects and aggregates anonymous data on site visitors, it is not used to personally identify them, it's used to understand things like how many people visit the site over a given time period.

How to manage cookies

To check cookies are enabled on a PC...

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

  1. On the menu bar at the top of your browser window, click 'Tools', select 'Internet Options', then click on the privacy tab.
  2. Set the privacy level to 'Medium or Below', this will enable cookies in your browser.
  3. To turn cookies off - set privacy level to above medium.

Google Chrome:

  1. At the top of your browser window click on 'Tools', then select 'Options'.
  2. Select 'Under the Hood' tab, locate the 'Privacy' section, choose the 'Content Settings' button.
  3. Then choose 'Allow local data to be set'.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. At the top of your browser window click on 'Tools' and select Options.
  2. Choose the Privacy icon.
  3. Click on Cookies, then choose 'allow sites to set cookies'.


  1. At the top of your browser window click on the cog icon, select 'Preferences'.
  2. Click 'Security', check the option for 'Block third-party and advertising cookies'.
  3. Click 'Save'.


Check your cookies are enabled on a Mac...

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX

  1. At the top of your browser click 'Explorer', then select 'Preferences'.
  2. Scroll down to 'Cookies' - this is under receiving files.
  3. Select the 'Never Ask' option.

Safari on OSX

  1. At the top of your browser window click on Safari then select 'Preferences'.
  2. Click 'Security' then 'Accept Cookies'.
  3. Select 'Only from site you navigate to'.

Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

  1. At the top of your browser click 'Mozilla' or 'Netscape' then select 'Preferences'.
  2. Scroll down to 'Privacy & Security' where you should see cookies.
  3. Select 'Enable cookies for the originating web site only'.


  1. At the top of your browser window click 'Menu' and select 'Settings'.
  2. Choose 'Preferences' and select the 'Advanced' tab.
  3. Select 'Accept Cookies'.
  4. For all other browsers please see the individual browser's documentation or online help files.