… What they are .. Which ones we use .. What we use them for .. and Why we use them …

What is a Cookie?:

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse your access to this site.

Which ones do we use?:

This website uses only WordPress non-tracking cookies, that will only aid your use of THIS WEBSITE and no third-party cookies are placed on your computer.  Do not worry, we will not follow you about like a stalker after you have left this site.  You won’t find us in an advert, popping up in the sidebar, trying to drag you back to our site.  Our cookies are only to aid and track your use of OUR SITE; we are happy for you to run free once you’ve left us!

What we use them for:

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information from your visits to this website.  This means if you add something to your basket and then leave us for a mug of tea and come back 30 mins/a day/3 months later (v long mug of tea), your items will still be there is your basket waiting for you.

We also use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about our websites page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes for our own site and then the data is removed from the system.

Why we use them?:

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not (plus the basket thingy while you’re off for the mug of tea)  A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies at your first ever visit to this site, or if you prefer you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies yourself should you prefer.   Please note, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website or using some of its features.

For more information on Cookies, together with our full Privacy Policy .. please see HERE