What is a Cookie
Cookies is a small text file used to provide you with tailored information from our website. When you access a website, a cookie is sent to your browser, which may then store it on your device. A cookie does not have access to information stored in your device.
First party cookies
First party cookies are controlled by us and we use them for the following purposes:
- Allow you to log into our website
- Allow you to use the website’s shopping basket when placing an order
- Records your acceptance of cookies as per EU cookie law.
Third party cookies
Third party cookies are set by external providers on our site. On our website we use Google Analytics which sets cookies over which we have no control. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily; completing the user’s current activity; research and development.
Third party Google Analytics cookies are used for the following purposes:
- Recognise and count the number of visitors
- Find how visitors move around our website when they are using it
- Distinguish users
- Throttle request rate
To find out more about cookies including how to manage your cookie settings, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our site and others. Find out how to disable cookies here: