What are cookies? Cookies are useful tools that have a number of functions, including making it easier to navigate between pages, remembering site preferences and helping to improve your visitor experience. They can also ensure that any adverts you see while online are relevant to you and they can provide details on the number of visitors to a site. A cookie cannot identify an individual user.
They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests and they can measure how many people visit the website, when and how. They cannot identify you personally.
When you set up an account through our site, we employ cookies to manage the overall sign-up process and for general administrative issues. The cookies are deleted at the time you log out, though in some cases, they retain your site preferences after you log out. This means that you don’t have to log into the site again when you visit each new page on the site.
Our site also provides some payment facilities, which rely on cookies to remember a customer’s order between page clicks, to ensure that the order can be properly processed.
In addition, we occasionally offer questionnaires and surveys to inform our understanding of how people use the site or to provide visitors with helpful tools. These surveys sometimes rely on cookies to remember which visitors have already completed the survey.
Cookies may also be set when you send data through certain web forms including contact pages, as these can remember user details in the event of further correspondence.
Finally, to ensure that the site offers the optimal visitor experience, we give users the ability to set their own site preferences. By using cookies, these preferences can be remembered each time that you visit the site, providing a more user friendly visitor experience.
Third Party Cookies
On occasions, we employ cookies provided through trusted third party operators. In this section, you will find details of the third party cookies used on this site.
We employ a variety of cookies produced by Google Analytics. These help us get a better picture of how our visitors and customers use our site, enabling us to improve the visitor experience. Google Analytics cookies track a range of data including the pages you visit and time spent on the site.
Since we sell products and services through the site, it is an important part of our business to analyse how many visitors make purchases and third party cookies can sometimes help us to do this.
There will also be cases in which we can provide customised content to you based on information you give us, indirectly or directly. In this situation, the use of third party cookies can enable us to provide you with more interesting and relevant content.
You should be aware that if you disable cookies, you may find that the functionality of our site will be disrupted, and some features may not work correctly. To get the best out of our site, we recommend that you do not disable cookies, but you have the right to do so.
We hope that the information laid out here has clarified our cookie policies. As recommended above, it is recommended to enable cookies, as otherwise, you may find your use of the site impaired. If you have any questions, please get in touch at [email protected]