What Are Cookies
As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site
computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what
information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to
store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these
cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain
elements of the sites functionality.
For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies…
in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling
cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they
add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if
you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to
provide a service that you use.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on
your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that
disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other
websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also
disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore
it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
The Cookies We Set
management of the signup process and general administration. These
cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases
they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged
fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you
visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when
you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and
areas when logged in.
This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and
cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and
whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to
This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies
are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so
that we can process it properly.
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact
pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details
for future correspondence.
In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we
provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs
when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set
cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact
with a page is affected by your preferences.
Third Party Cookies
parties. The following section details which third party cookies you
might encounter through this site.
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread
and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand
how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These
cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the
pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this
site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies
may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you
visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the
way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features
these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent
experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which
optimisations our users appreciate the most.
As we sell products it’s important for us to understand statistics
about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and
as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is
important to you as it means that we can accurately make business
predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs
to ensure the best possible price.
The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a
DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit
the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.
For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.
In some cases we may provide you with custom content based on what
you tell us about yourself either directly or indirectly by linking a
social media account. These types of cookies simply allow us to provide
you with content that we feel may be of interest to you.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that
allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these
to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter,
will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your
profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various
purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously
mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or
not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does
interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you
are still looking for more information then you can contact us through
one of our preferred contact methods.
Phone: 01803 463356