What are cookies
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the Site.
Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. We use persistent cookies and session cookies on this Site.
A persistent cookie is stored on a user’s device in between browser sessions which allows the preferences or actions of a user across the Site (or in some cases across different websites) to be remembered. Persistent cookies may be used for a variety of purposes including remembering preferences and choices when using the Site. We use persistent cookies to save your login information for future logins to the Site.
A session cookie allows the Site to link your actions during a browser session. Session cookies are used for a variety of purposes such as remembering what you have put in your shopping basket as you browse the Site. We use session cookies to enable certain features of the Site, to better understand how you interact with the Site and to monitor aggregate usage by users and web traffic routing on the Site. Unlike persistent cookies, session cookies are deleted from your computer when you log off from the Site and then close your browser.
Which cookies we use and why
The table below explains the cookies we use and why we use each of them.
|Anonymous Analytics||We use analytics cookies to tell us whether you have visited the Site previously, and to gather statistics about visits to a page.|
|Geotargeting||These cookies are used by software which tries to work out what country you are in from information supplied by your browser when it requests a web page. This cookie is completely anonymous, and is only used to help target content.|
|Registration||When you sign in, we generate cookies that let us know whether you are signed in or not. Our servers use these cookies to work out which account you are signed in with.|
|Site Performance||We use site performance cookies to remember preferences you may have set on our Sites.|
|YouTube||We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.|
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