- What are cookies?
- What cookies do we use?
- How to accept or reject cookies.
1. What are cookies?
A cookie is a text data file which is generated by a website and stored in a folder on your computer. The cookie stored is unique to your computer and enables a website to identify a user’s device when they access a particular website. Cookies are used to: customise a website for a particular user to aid website navigation, improve user experience and store user preferences and log in information.
There are two main types of cookies. These are session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are placed on your browser when you access a website and expire when you close your browser window. Persistent cookies are placed on your computer when you access a website and expire when you delete them or at a fixed point in time. Cookies can also be first party cookies set by our website server and third-party cookies set by third party domains. We use session cookies and persistent cookies. We use first party cookies set by our website server and third-party cookies set by third party domains. If you require further information about cookies, please visit: www.whatarecookies.com
2. What cookies do we use?
Essential cookies are used to run essential functions on our website. We use essential cookies for: ensuring your web page loads quickly, for secure payment processing, for products purchased on our website, for logging into password protected areas on our website or accessing secure areas of our website, for recognising whether a user has logged in, for remembering information entered into a website form.
Analytics/Performance cookies track and gather data on what a user does on a website. We use analytic data cookies to analyse the way a user uses our website and improve our website’s functionality and usability. We use third party google analytics cookies. Google analytics cookies record visits to our website, so we can see which parts of our website are most popular and which parts are less so. Google analytics may also transfer information to third parties when required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google analytics cookies can identify a computer to a website and store information generated by a website. Google analytics cookies cannot identify a computer’s owner to a website or gather information from a computer. If you would like to opt out of google analytics tracking please visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
3. How to accept or reject cookies
Our website provides the opportunity to reject or accept cookies when you visit the site. You are welcome to block or reject the cookies we use on our website however please be aware that blocking cookies may negatively affect the use and functionality of our website. For more information about cookies and adjusting your browser settings please visit www.allaboutcookies.org
For more information on changing your browser settings to reject or agree to cookie use please visit the following browser links.