What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used by the majority of websites in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Typically, cookies enable website owners to track the number of visitors to its website, remember details such as log-in information, preferences and what is placed in a shopping trolley.
Which Cookies do we use?
The following cookies are used on our site:
Google Analytics collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they have visited, the devices and browsers the visitor is using. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Site Specific Cookies – We use session cookies on our website which are essential to using the website. These enable us to provide a better service to you. These cookies enable us to record the following information:
- Whether you are logged in or out
- Login details
- Which items you have placed in the shopping basket
Social Media Cookies – We use various social media sites including www.facebook.com and www.twitter.com. Social media cookies permit members of various Social Media websites the ability to like, share and bookmark various pages within our website and cookies are used by these social media sites to do this.
How can I block Cookies?
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one. You can find out how to block cookies for your particular browser by clicking “help” on your browser’s menu or by visiting http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html .
Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
How will we use the information we collect from you?
We may use the information we collect from you using cookies to provide our services to you. Data that we collect in an anonymous form will be used by us to analyse the number of visitors to our site, what pages are most attractive to our visitors, and what kinds of offers our customers like to see.
Our website may have links to other websites. This policy only applies to this website and not those of other sites. You should therefore read the privacy policies of the other websites when you are using those sites.
This policy is reviewed by us on a regular basis and may be updated from time to time. Please ensure that you are familiar with these changes.