Cookies Policy

Cookies and other non-identifying information

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device when you visit our website. This website uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies enable you to move from page to page within our website and any information you enter to be remembered. A session cookie is deleted when you close your browser or after a short time. Persistent cookies allow our website to remember your preferences and settings when you visit our website in the future. Persistent cookies expire after a set period of time.

This website uses the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services. 

  • Analytical or Performance cookies. These all us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. 

  • Functionality cookies. They are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preference. 

  • Targeting Cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the link you have followed. We may share information with third parties for the purposes of displaying more relevant advertising based on your interests. 

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them here.

You can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please keep in mind that removing or blocking cookies can negatively impact your user experience and parts of our website may no longer be fully accessible.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can choose whether or not to accept cookies through your browser controls, often found in your browser’s “Tools” or “Preferences” menu. For more information on how to modify your browser settings or how to block, manage or filter cookies can be found in your browser’s help file or through such sites as: www.allaboutcookies.org.

Many of the third party advertising and other tracking services listed above offer you the opportunity to opt out of their tracking systems. You can read more about the information they collect and how to opt out through the privacy policy links listed above.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire between 30mins and a 2 year period.

Christmas Opening Hours

Stuck for that perfect gift this season, well here at The Dark Star Brewery Shop we have you covered.

We have plenty of gift ideas including vouchers, beer gift packs, socks, t-shirts, merchandise, glassware, and of course our very own Dark Star beer, available on draught from the humble 2 pint right up to our 35 pint Polypin.

Click here to see our Christmas opening hours and how to order.

From all the team at Dark Star we wish you a very Merry Christmas