What is a “cookie”?
Cookies are small files that are stored on the hard drive of the visitor of a website’s device, allowing the website to store information. The next time the website is loaded, or a different page is accessed, the website can retrieve that information in order to create a better, more efficient and personalised user experience.
Most web browsers allow some control over cookie usage, giving you the opportunity to specify which cookies can and can’t be used through the browser settings. If you would like to learn more about cookies and understand how they work, you can visit: www.aboutcookies.org.
We use services that analyse the use, interaction and behaviour on our website. These cookies are created and stored by Google, and include information such as what time you visited the web page, whether you have visited the web page before, what website/web page referred you to the web page, which web browser is being used.
These cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information but may use your IP (Internet Protocol) address to estimate the location from which you are accessing the Internet.
Google stores the information collected by their cookies in the United States of America and may transfer this information to third parties where they are required to do so by law or where third parties process information on Google’s behalf.
The data collected is done anonymously to ensure your information is kept secure. To view Google’s cookie protection policy, click here.
We may store cookies on your device to determine who is using our website, enabling you to make use of shopping basket functionality (add to basket, checkout) and even log in to view non-publicly available information, articles and resources. Cookies we store are encrypted and do not expose any personal information.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies whenever you like using your browser settings. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can configure most web browsers to prevent cookies from being stored. If you do this, you may have to manually set some preferences every time you visit the web site, and some functionality may be reduced such as the shopping basket and more.
Updates to this policy
We update this policy from time to time. By continuing to use our website and services, you are agreeing to the latest version of our cookies policy. Any changes we make to our cookies policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check this page frequently to see any changes.
This policy was last updated on 20th January 2020.