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Cookies on our website

Cookies are small file, placed on your computer, mobile phone or other device in order to provide a better service and user experience. Simply put, without cookies, most websites would cease to function in the interactive way you have come to expect. Cookies on our website cannot be used to identify you personally.

What are cookies used for?

Amongst other things, cookies are used for:

  • Preventing repetitive requests for the same information during a task, including not repeatedly asking for a user and password for every web page visited.
  • Monitoring visitor activity anonymously, in order to better understand numbers using a website.
  • Analysing anonymous data to better understand interaction with a website in order to increase usability of a site.
  • Storing of data within a browser for use later in the website. For instance, cookies are necessary for most shopping carts to remember the contents of the cart etc.

Cookies are a good thing…

However, if you feel you want to know more and wish to manage these yourself, you can learn more about them through this useful video link.

How to control cookies
You can also learn how to remove cookies set on your device www.aboutcookies.org which contains a comprehensive list of instructions for various browsers. You can choose to turn off cookies on this and other sites but you will almost inevitably dramatically cut down your user experience and may not be able to interact with the site at all.

What cookies might you find on our site?
First-party cookies: If you log into our website, such as with our e-commerce, we may set cookies for account information and cart contents. These are simply used to order products or set up an account online

Third-party cookies: Other companies' tools which we use to enhance your user experience, for instance Wordpress, Twitter and Facebook have their own cookies, which are controlled by them but are set by their tools while you are on our site. You should check the third party website for information on their cookie usage.

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Privacy policy

We take your privacy very seriously. We will not share your details with third parties for marketing purposes. We may share your details with selected third parties if it is strictly necessary for the purposes of servicing your enquiry or order. These details will not be used by the third party for marketing or other purposes but strictly for their part in fulfilling your enquiry or order. Please contact us if you require clarification or have any concerns.