Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit our website. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience.
When someone visits our website we collect standard internet log information. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the website. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone.
We also allow cookies to be set by a number of independent companies for measurement and research. These companies read and write their own cookies onto your devices. For example, these cookies are used to track the way you navigate through our site, how long you may stay on certain pages and enable you to interact with our site. We use this type of information to help improve the services the website provides to you and help to ensure that you receive the very best user experience.
If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through any of the website, we will be up front about this and you will be required to manually enter this information using our online forms.
TYPES OF COOKIES
Strictly Necessary Cookies: Allows you to move around the website and use essential features like secure areas, shopping baskets and online billing. These cookies don’t gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet. We don’t require your consent to set these cookies.
Performance Cookies: Collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance most visited pages. They do not collect information which identifies visitors personally. They help improve how our website works.
Functionality/Social Media Cookies: Allow the website to remember user choices – e.g. region or language, and also provide enhanced personal features (e.g. providing a service like commenting on a blog.) They do not collect information which identifies visitors personally. They help improve your user experience and the way our website works.
Please rest assured that we only use the minimum number of cookies on our site to help us improve your user experience.
Information Commissioner’s Office www.ico.gov.uk
All About Cookies www.allaboutcookies.org