WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a piece of information which a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer. The browser then saves the information and sends it back to the website server. When that browser returns to the same website the cookie will recognise the user. A cookie does not tell us your email address or any other personal information.
A cookie will typically contain details such as the domain from which the cookie has come, a value which is usually a random unique number as an identifier and the lifetime (expiry) of the cookie.
To comply with the law, we need your consent to set the cookies we use that are not strictly necessary. If you choose not to give your consent to some of our cookies, parts of our website will not work.
DIFFERENT TYPES OF COOKIES:
1. Strictly Necessary cookies
Strictly necessary cookies are essential for the operation of our website. For example, we use cookie acceptance cookies on our website. These are essential for us to comply with the law as they remember whether you have given your consent to the cookies on our website or not. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes or for remembering where you have been on the internet.
2. Performance Cookies
Performance cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance, which pages visitors go to most often and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. Any information collected by these cookies is anonymous. We only use such information to improve our website.
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To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
3. Functionality Cookies
We use functionality cookies to allow us to remember your preferences. For example, functionality cookies save you the trouble of typing in your username every time you access the site. Information collected by “functionality” cookies may or may not be anonymised, but they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. The “functionality” cookies on our website only collect anonymous information.
4. Targeted cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. These cookies collect the most information about users.
We do not use any targeting cookies on our website.
How to reject cookies:
Most web browsers will accept cookies, but if you would rather that we did not collect data in this way you can choose to accept or reject cookies in your browser’s privacy settings. Rejecting all cookies means that certain features cannot then be provided to you and accordingly you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the website’s features and you may be prevented from completing your purchase online. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser or visit the About Cookies website to learn how to change your cookie preferences.