What is a “cookie”?
A cookie is a small text file that is saved to your computer’s hard drive when you visit a website.
Cookies can be “session” cookies which die as soon as your browsing at the website has finished or “persistent” cookies which remain on your computer until they reach their Expiry Date.
Cookies can be used to track your surfing within our site and may also have information on the site from which you have just arrived - this can help us tailor our advertisement or other marketing effort.
Cookies from the likes of Google are used to simply count the number of visitors, the time they visit, how long they stay on site, etcetera - all good information for us to find out how the site is being visited - importantly, no personal information gets conveyed in these analytics cookies. We use the web statistics to monitor traffic in order to be able to improve the website, learn more about the way you visit the website and ensure this matches expectation and, not least, to provide you with a better user-experience.
We can also identify the devices being used to access our site.
Our cookies help us:
Make our website work as you might expect
Improve the speed and accuracy of our site
Continuously improve our site for you
Make our marketing more efficient
Make our shopping basket work
Our cookies specifically DO NOT
Collect any sensitive information
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings. Doing so, however, will likely limit the functionality of a large proportion of sites you will visit.
Continued use of our site implies an acceptance of our cookies.
To find out more information about cookies, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/