What are cookies?
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.
- to track how you use our website
- to record whether you have seen specific messages we display on our website
There are several types of cookie:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
A cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of our site, supporting functions such as logging in, shopping basket, and payment transactions.
It is important for us to understand how you use our site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics cookies enable us to gather this information, helping us to improve our site and your experience of it.
Functionality cookies enable us to provide additional functions to you on our site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences.
It is also important for us to know when and how often you visit our site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have clicked on). As with analytics cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make ours site and advertising more relevant to your interests.
Any of the above types of cookie may be a persistent cookie. Persistent cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit our site.
Any of the above types of cookie may be a session cookie. Session cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit our site until you close your browser. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
For further information about cookies visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ and https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/
Cookies on our website
- COOKIE NAME __cfduid
- COOKIE TYPE Necessary
- COOKIE TYPE Analaytics/Statistics
Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Initiator: Script tag, page source line number 562 Source: http://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js