Cookies and your Privacy

What is a Cookie?

A cookie, also know as a HTTP cookie, web cookie or browser cookie, is a small text file that a website asks a browser to store for future use. The website can then ask the browser for this file in the future. Cookies are designed to allow websites to reliably store your details and preferences, so you do not have to enter them every time you visit a site; they are also used for operational reasons like remembering the items in your shopping cart or if you are logged in. Cookies are also used by sites to track your progress though a site to enable them to help improve the user experience.

Our Cookies

The main cookies we use are Google analytical cookies; They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors arriving at our site, how they found us & where they came from. They also allow us to see how our visitors utilise our site while using it. We then use this data to make changes to hopefully improve the way the website works and improve the experience for our visitors e.g. Visitors can find the pages and or items they are searching for.

We also use a cookie to remember if you ask to hide our cookie warning banner.

1) Google Analytics – This allows us to track how visitors use our site for future improvements, all information is collected in an anonymous form.

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Google Analytics Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics.

2) Cookie Warning – We use a cookie to remember your preference for our cookie warning banner. When you click the ‘X’ a cookie is created so the banner will not be displayed again and disturb your usage of the site.

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How can I Manage Cookies on my Web Browser?

You can change and manage your cookie settings via your web browsers setting menus. For specific information on changing your web browsers cookie settings please visit
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How can I Manage Cookies on my Mobile Phone \ Tablet or other Electronic Device?

Please refer to your Devices manual to find how to disable cookies on your particular device.
Please note if you disable cookie use, parts of this site might not function correctly.

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