- What are cookies?
- Cookie flavours
- Why do we eat cookies?
- Our favourite cookies
- What to do with your cookies
- External links
What are cookies?
? A cookie is a baked or cooked food that is small, flat and sweet, often including chocolate chips.
When it comes to the internet however, a cookie is information stored on your device when you visit a website. It can help to identify your device and settings. Sometimes cookies can help understand the demographics of a user, however they never collect identifiable information like name or address.
Cookies can help understand how visitors use our website, for example, what pages they view and for how long, this assists us in creating a better website for everyone to experience.
To make the best of our website, on whichever device you use, you’ll need to make sure your browser is set to accept cookies.
What flavour cookies are there?
There are two types of cookies:
- Session Cookie
- Persistent Cookie
Session Cookies are temporary. They start working once a user visits our website and are deleted once the users browser is closed.
Persistent Cookies will remain on a users device until the time set for the cookie to expire passes or the cookie is intentionally deleted. These cookies are activated each time a user visits our website.
Cookies fall into four categories;
- Strictly necessary
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are required for users visiting our site, e.g. to navigate and use the features. These cookies do not collect any information about you and cannot identify you or be used in marketing.
These cookies let us understand how visitors use our site. They do not collect any personal information and are used solely to improve experiences on our site.
These cookies enable users to customise how a site operates for them. Functionality Cookies can remember and auto insert usernames and set language preferences.
These cookies allow sites to deliver relevant ads to you. Targeting/Advertising Cookies are ‘1st party’ when they have been placed on a site by its owner and ‘3rd party’ when a site owner has given permission to another organisation for the cookie to be placed on their website. These cookies are encrypted and the site owner will never see any information that allows them to associate the data with a real person.
Why do we eat cookies?
- Provide the best experience when users visit our website
- Learn how our site is visited and used so that we can improve it
- Target visitors with information or services that they might find useful
What are our favourite cookies?
We use the following cookies, including but not limited to;
Analytics and Tracking
- Google Analytics
- Google Universal Analytics
- Google Conversion Tracking
For more information please visit our website Technology Profile on BuiltWith.
What to do with your cookies
We don’t recommend rejecting cookies or deleting them, as your experience and interactions with our website will be diminished.
If you would like to manage cookies using the settings of your browser these links will provide you with additional information:
- How to manage cookies in Chrome
- How to manage cookies in Safari
- How to manage cookies in Firefox
- How to manage cookies in Explorer
Please remember that if you choose to turn off targeting/advertising cookies you will still see ads. However, the ads you see on sites may not be tailored to your interests or preferences.