What are Cookies?
Cookies are small files that websites place on your computer, mobile phone, tablet or other device. They remember that you have visited the website before. They make it easier for you to maintain your preferences and they enable certain features of the website to work, such as the shopping basket. They may also tailor the information or adverts you see on the site. This is important to us because we want to make sure our website is as user friendly as possible, ensuring you have a good experience when browsing or purchasing on our website.
Types of Cookie
Session cookies: these are stored while you’re browsing. They are deleted from your device automatically when you close your browser. Persistent cookies: these are saved on your computer so they don’t get deleted when you close your browser. We use persistent cookies when we need to remember who you are from one visit to the next, for example to remember your preferences. Below are more details of the cookies used on our website.
These cookies record a visitor’s progress through a browsing session for problem solving and to identify errors in the use of the site that the visitor may experience. They also link a visitor’s actions with website usage and performance. Some cookies identify the visitor’s IP address, browser and device type. We use Analytics to assess how visitors use the website, to understand how visitors arrived at the site (e.g. using keyword searches), to monitor how long visitors remain on the website and when they return, and to control website traffic at busy times.