What are cookies?

This website uses cookies to improve your site experience and to collect limited information on content usage. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or device as you browse this website, being used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses this website and help you continue where you left off. The cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website and to enable you to shop with us online.

When someone visits our site we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. The information is collected in a way which does not personally identify any website visitor, at any time.

What are cookies used for?

The main purposes for which cookies are used are:-

  1. Effective Operation of Website
    For technical purposes essential to effective operation of the website, particularly in relation to on-line transactions. For further information about cookies and how to disable them visit www.aboutcookies.org.uk
  2. Google Analytics
    To collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. We do this through Google Analytics. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

How do I disable cookies?

Please be aware that disabling cookies may affect the functionality of the website as many of the interactive functions offered are dependent on cookies. However, to disable them you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How to do this will depend on the web browser you use but is generally via “tools”, “options” and “privacy” settings – follow the web browser manufacturer’s instructions on cookies to be certain.