Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

  • 1.1 Our website uses cookies.
  • 1.2 By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

2. About cookies

  • 2.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
  • 2.2 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
  • 2.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
  • 2.4 Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.

3. Our cookies

  • 3.1 We use only persistent cookies on our website.
  • 3.2 The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
  • (a) we use cookies to recognise a computer when a user visits our website.

4. Analytics cookies

  • 4.1 We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.
  • 4.2 Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.
  • 4.3 The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: _ga, _gat.
  • 4.4 The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.

5. Third party cookies

  • 5.1 Our website also uses third party cookies.
  • 5.2 You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser by visiting: You can also opt out of the AdSense partner network cookie using those settings or using the NAI’s (Network Advertising Initiative’s) multi-cookie opt-out mechanism at: However, these opt-out mechanisms themselves use cookies, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you may wish to consider using the Google browser plug-in available at:

6. Blocking cookies

  • 6.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
      • (a) in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;
      • (b) in Firefox (version 47) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
      • (c) in Chrome (version 52), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.
    • 6.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

    7. Deleting cookies

    • 7.1 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
    • (a) in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at;
    • (b) in Firefox (version 47), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and
    • (c) in Chrome (version 52), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.
    • 7.2 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

    8. Cookie preferences

    • 8.1 You can’t manage your preferences relating to the use of cookies on our website by visiting.

    9. Our details

    • 9.1 This website is owned and operated by The Pet Centre.
    • 9.2 We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 04850299, and our registered office is at 33-35 Alcombe Road, Minehead TA21 6BA.
    • 9.3 Our principal place of business is at 33-35 Alcombe Road, Minehead TA21 6BA.
    • 9.4 You can contact us:
    • (a) by post, using the postal address; 33-35 Alcombe Road, Minehead TA21 6BA
    • (c) by telephone: 01643 703815; or
    • (d) by email:

    What Our Customers Say

    Absolutely no nonsense advice. Will not try to sell you anything that is superfluous to your needs when you make a purchase (corn snake) staff knowledgeable and readily give guidance on how to care for reptile to fill any gaps you have in your knowledge. Good experience.

    Incredibly kind, helpful and knowledgeable staff with a wide range of products to feed all kinds of creatures from reptiles, cats, dogs, fish, birds both domestic and wild garden birds etc, dogs leads, pet toys, hamster cages. In fact far too much to mention so best you check it out to see for yourself!

    A great friendly place for all your pet needs.. staff are always polite and smiling and very knowledgeable with advice and guidance.. the only place in Minehead I can get live feed for my bearded dragon..

    Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. More than willing to offer advice on a variety of animals. They have a nice aquatic area and a small animal area selling hamster rabbits birds etc. Plus a wide selection of pet foods, medication, treats, cages, tanks, tarrianiem. Plus live and frozen foods for reptiles and fish and much more. They are defiantly one of the most helpful pet shops I have been to plus they have good disabled access and enough room to move round in my electric wheelchair.

    I had excellent service from a lovely knowledgeable young girl who fitted my Shih Tzu puppy with a waterproof jacket & harness couldn’t ask for better service thank you

    The Pet Centre | Available Online & Instore

    Buy online from our store for some of the best prices on the web! We stock top brands including Pedigree chum, Burns, Canagan and KONG along with our own brand Moorishly Pet. Traditional Pet Shop Advice and Values Online. We offer Click and Collect from our Minehead Branch.
    Free Delivery available to the UK Mainland on all orders over £35!

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    The Pet Centre

    33-35 Alcombe Rd
    TA24 6BA

    +44 1643 703 815

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