WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They may be set by the website owner or a third party. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work in a better, more efficient way. They can do this because websites can read and write these files, enabling them to recognise you and remember important information that will make your use and navigation of a website more convenient. Some cookies, known as ‘session cookies’, expire at the end of your browser session. Other cookies, known as ‘persistent cookies’, are stored on your computer or mobile device between browser sessions.
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
Below we list the different types of cookies that may be used on the Site.
Strictly Necessary Cookies.
These cookies are essential for the Site to work and enable you to move around it and to use its services and features. Without these cookies, the Site will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to and we may not be able to provide the Site or certain services or features that you have specifically requested. The table below sets out some examples:
|Type of Cookie
|Online Store Owner
|Online Store Owner cookies are used for displaying store owner’s name and redirecting to the online store.
|Online Store ID
|Online Store ID cookies are used to ensure that you keep connected to a specific online store.
|Security cookies are used for security controls and checks.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Site. The information collected is anonymous and is only used to improve how the Site works. For example, such cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the Site, help us record any difficulties visitors have with the Site, and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Site, rather than the usage of a single person. The table below sets out some examples:
|Type of Cookie
|How to manage these cookies
|Google Analytics cookies collect aggregate statistical data to improve Site presentation and navigation.
|Flash cookies are used to enable audio and video content to be played.
Disabling and Enabling Cookies
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled. Should you wish to be alerted before a cookie is accepted on your hard disk, guideline instructions follow below: