A cookie is a small program downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device (PC). If cookies are disallowed some web site features will not operate.
- User initiated cookies:
- When you register to access certain pages and features we store the registration data on your PC as well as in our own databases. At a later date when you return to your PC and login to our site, the login process is partially completed using data from the cookie.
- If you make purchases from the shop features of the site you are using the "add to basket" function. This is a cookie which stores the item & quantity data in a temporary field so that when you go to the checkout page the records have been successfully transferred. This cookie exists only as a temporary record and when you close the browser the cookie stored data are destroyed.
- Tracking cookies:
- Our website uses one or more analytical statistical data collection programs to assemble records about who uses the site, from where, how often, what pages, how long on each page, and many other items of statistical importance that allow us to improve our effectiveness in the supply of web experiences. The nature of the data collected does not give us information about who you are (by name or address) but it can give us IP address identity. Information is collated into a series of reports and is studied on a regular basis. See the topic below about Google Analytics.
You are required by law to either consent to the use of these tracking cookies or to reject consent:
≡≡≡ I consent to the use of tracking cookies during my use of this website
≡≡≡ I DO NOT consent to the use of tracking cookies during my use of this website (cookies will be disabled and some features of the site will not work)
How to manage your cookies
To find out how to manage what cookies you allow, see your browser's help section or your mobile phone manual.
For further information about cookies and how to use your browser to control them, see the following link to aboutcookies.org
This website is tracked by Google Analytics to provide us with information on where our internet traffic is coming from and what pages are most being used. This information is used for marketing purposes only.
Google Analytics, is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, in order for the website owner to analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.