What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or device when you visit a website. Cookies are used by all websites, and have several different functions.

We do not actively use cookies to provide shopping baskets, set user preferences, etc. However, by nature of the server technology, a cookie is automatically created when you log on. This cookie provides no function or value other than to maintain a session with the server. 

At a basic level cookies we use will:

  • Allow the site to work correctly.
  • Tell us how many visitors we have had to our site and which pages they have viewed.
  • Help us understand how people use and navigate the website.
  • Make the site easier for you to use by remembering information that you’ve entered
  • Allow us to add and you to view content from other websites e.g. Google Maps, Vimeo, YouTube etc.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Just keep in mind that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our website will issue cookies as soon you visit the site.

We value and respect your right to online privacy. Please view our Privacy Policy for further details.