To make this website work properly, we will place small data files called cookies on your device sometimes. Most big websites also do this.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive or mobile device. 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 used on our website are grouped into the following categories:
- 1. Essential – these are cookies that are required for the regular operation of our websites. For example, some cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely, or carry out fraud detection and security checks (along with other similar things). These are essential for the website to work properly.
- 2. Functional – these cookies will enable you to move around the site and use its features such as accessing secure areas (e.g. content for registered users). These cookies also allow us to remember your user preferences, helping you to customize your experience on our site. The information gained through the use of functional cookies is anonymous and is not used for any other purpose.
- 3. Performance improvers – these cookies will help us understand how effective our content is, what interests our customers and to improve how our website works. This information is used for statistical purposes only and is not used to personally identify any user.
- 4. Traffic and Advertising – We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. These cookies enable us and our advertising partners to serve ads and manage our online advertising when you visit our site and sites upon which we advertise.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
How to control cookies
You can control and choose to accept or decline cookies for details, you can check on aboutcookies.org. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website and some services and functionalities may not work.