1. What is a cookie?
A ‘cookie’ is a text file containing small amounts of information, which are stored on your computer or device when you visit a website. Cookies don’t harm your computer or store any of your personal, identifiable information, such as your credit card details.
2. Are there different types of cookies?
Yes. Some cookies are only placed on your computer for the duration of your visit to our website – these are called ‘session based’ cookies and automatically expire when you close your browser. The other type of cookie is known as a ‘persistent” cookie’, which stays on your computer for a period of time until they expire or are removed.
3. What are cookies used for?
Cookies make our website easier for you to use and give you a more efficient customer experience. For example, they help us to identify and resolve any website errors. This information, which is stored in a first party cookie on your computer, is fully secure and can’t be accessed by anyone else.
4. Cookies in emails
5. Our Cookies
Here’s a list of cookies we use on our website and what they’re used for:
Google Analytics – to analyse your use of our website, including the time you spend on the site, the number of pages you visit and whether you make an enquiry.
Doubleclick – to analyse online marketing campaigns and allow third party websites to show you adverts based on what you appear to be interested in.
Google Adwords – to analyse online marketing campaigns and allow third party websites to show you adverts based on what you appear to be interested in.
Facebook – to analyse online marketing campaigns and allow third party websites to show you adverts based on what you appear to be interested in.
We’re giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with current legislation, and to make sure we’re transparent about your privacy when you use our website. If you choose, you can opt out by turning off cookies in the preferences settings in your web browser.
How to unsubscribe from cookies
If you do not want your visit to be accessible to Google Analytics, you can opt out here.