What is a cookie?
Cookies are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. Essentially it takes the form of a small text file deposited on your computer’s hard drive.
Our websites use both persistent and session cookies. Persistent cookies are cookies that stay on your computer permanently until you “manually” delete them. Session cookies delete themselves automatically when you leave a website and go to another one or shut down your browser.
Cookies are widely used to make websites work more efficiently for visitors, and to provide information to the owners of the site
Essential cookies are used to ensure the site runs smoothly, this includes ensuring you are served with the correct page content; remembering what is in your basket and how far you are through with an order and remembering your log in details.
By using our website you are consenting to cookies being placed on your browser. Our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our site. However you can change the settings on your computer to refuse them or to notify you when you receive a new cookie. However, this will mean some sections of the site may not work properly.
For information on how to turn off cookies
- if you are using a version of Internet Explorer visit www.microsoft.com/info
- if you are using a version of Firefox visit www.mozilla.org/projects/security
- if you are using a version of Google Chrome visit support.google.com/chrome
- if you are using a version of Apple Safari visit support.apple.com