Cookies are small text files, saved within your browser, that allow websites to store information about your interactions and usage of their website. This allows the website to provide you with a tailored experience and ensures that information is delivered by the most effective means possible.
What Cookies Does This Site Use?
All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.
It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.
Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.
It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
|Name of Cookie||Purpose & Type||Strictly Necessary|
|_ga||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website||Yes|
|_gat||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate||Yes|
|_gid||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website||Yes|
|collect||Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.||Yes|
|Cookie Notice Accepted||Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.||Yes|
|BIGipserver3#||Used by Constant Contact email marketing provider to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.||Yes|
This website also makes use of Google Adwords campaigns to serve context-specific search ads within Google’s organic search results. In order for this website to continue to produce high-quality relevant search ads, it is critical that the performance of each ad is monitored. In order to achieve this, Google Adwords tracks user navigation resulting from ad clicks via the use of a tracking cookie.
Cookies used for such conversion and referral tracking should typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
Consent and Control
Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies, however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.
You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:
1.3.1 Google Chrome
1.3.3 Microsoft Edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
1.3.4 Safari (macOS)
1.3.5 Safari (iOS)
1.3.6 Mozilla Firefox
1.3.7 Android (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)