A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. Our cookies do not contain any personal information about you.
There are 3 types of cookies which may be used by this website –
These “First Party Cookies” are required for the correct operation of this site and can only be accessed by this site when being visited. No “third party” can read these cookies or use them to track or analyse your internet activities. Typically these cookies are used to remember your settings, such as your cookie preference, or the operation of shopping baskets, carts, wish-lists or forms.
Performance cookies, such as Google Analytics, are used to obtain statistics about visitors, numbers of pages viewed, most popular pages etc… and enable us to optimise the website to better your internet experience and viewing enjoyment.
Our site might have YouTube video content, pictures from Flickr, or Facebook and Google “Likes” or “Share this”, all of which need cookies to function correctly. These cookies are not set by us and we have no control over the use, or access to these cookies, so we advise you to check the third party website for further information.
However, enabling cookies in your web browser is necessary if you wish your selections to be remembered for future visits on the same computer. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.
For more information about cookies and instructions on how to adjust your browser settings to restrict or disable cookies, see the IAB website here