A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for one or more of the following purposes:
to recognise your computer when you visit our website; - to track you as you navigate our website, and to enable the use of the shopping cart and other features of our website; to improve the website’s usability; - to analyse the use of our website; - in the administration of this website; - to prevent fraud and improve the security of the website; - to personalise our website for you, including targeting advertisements which may be of particular interest to you
- Disabling Cookies
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
- Third Party Cookies
When you use our websites, you may also be sent third party cookies.
Our advertisers/service providers may send you cookies. They may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies for one or more of the following purposes: to track your browser across multiple websites; to build a profile of your web surfing; to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.
Our advertising services providers may send you cookies for the purpose of enabling the service o advertisements based on your previous visits to our websites.
From time to time we may use other web analytics or analysis tools. The information generated from these tools is used to create reports about the use of our websites.
- More Information
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.