Cookies consist of parcels of information, often including unique
identifiers, that are sent by web servers to web browsers, and which may then be
sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they
navigate different pages on a website, and to identify users returning to a
Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies.
A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web
browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set
expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session
cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the
web browser is closed.
cookies on this website
We use both session cookies and persistent
cookies on this website.
We may send to you the following cookies:
These are persistent cookies.
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 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 on our website;
To improve the website’s usability;
To analyse the use of our website;
In the administration of this website;
To personalise our website for you, including targeting advertisements which may
be of particular interest to you.
third party cookies
When you use our website, you may also be sent third party cookies.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of
this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other
information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users'
computers. The information generated relating to our website is
used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this
allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:
In Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet
Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding
In Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and
un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.
cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many
websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use the
shopping cart on this website.
You can also
delete cookies already stored on your computer:
In Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files;
In Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be
deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking
“Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking
“Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.
this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.