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Types Of Cookies
Strictly necessary cookies - these cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our site and use features, such as accessing secure areas. Our site would not work for you without them.
Performance cookies - these cookies collect information about how visitors use our site, for instance, which pages visitors go to most often. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. We use this information to improve how our site works. By using our site you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
Functionality cookies - these cookies allow our website to remember the choices you make to improve your experience. They are used to remember usernames and accessibility settings.
Email cookies - Web beacons are typically a transparent graphic image (usually 1 pixel x 1 pixel) that can track the activity of users on certain pages of a site. They can also send the tracking site (i.e. us, or our partners) information in cookies – such as whether an HTML email has been opened. We use web beacons together with cookies to help us understand how you interact with our site and the emails we send you, to help us improve your experience, to ensure that content is relevant to you, and to better manage our site and email content.
Unless you have amended your browser settings so that it will block cookies, our site will issue cookies as soon as you visit our site. By using our site you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our policy.
Most browsers have cookies enabled by default. It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website. Cookies are an essential part of how our site works - for example you will need to have cookies enabled to place an order. If you don't wish to enable cookies, you'll only be able to browse the site.
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your browser for more details.
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari
- Cookie settings in Opera
For further information on cookies, visit the official ICO website at www.ico.gov.uk