What’s a Cookie?
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer which store information about how you use a website. For example, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics.
Cookies are used by almost all websites and do not harm your system. As a rule, they will make your browsing experience better.
However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site (or others). If you want to block all cookies, you can do so by changing your browser settings. Check the Help section of your browser for information about how to do this, or take a look at the About Cookies website. Note that if you do this, it may block cookies which are needed to make a website work correctly.
What Cookies Does This Website Use?
Google Analytics cookies – these are used to track your use of our website, so we can see what’s popular and what’s not, and which browsers and devices our website visitors use. This helps us to develop and improve our website as well as products and / or services in response to what you might need or want.
Note that your IP address is anonymised when sent to Google Analytics, so it isn’t stored by Google or by us.
WordPress cookies – these are used to:
- store the details you enter if you leave a comment or review, to save you time if you add another comment.
- store your login credentials while you’re logged in.
E-Commerce cookies – these are used to:
- remember information about what’s in your basket as you move around the site, and update this when you add/remove something from your basket.
- remember a unique code for you so that it knows where to find data about your basket in the database.
No personal information is stored by these cookies.