What is a cookie?
A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user's hard drive. It is generated by a web page server, which is basically the computer that operates a web site. The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user's identification card, which tell a web site when the user has returned.http://www.aboutcookies.org/
Below is a table displaying the cookies that are found on our site and their purpose/usage.
|Functional||When you register your account with us, we create cookies to remember if you are signed in or not. Our website uses these cookies to work out which accounts you are signed in with and to serve data or content to you from and in relation to that account. (e.g. your delivery address). These cookies get deleted when you shutdown your computer or close your browser.|
|Analytics||We use Google Analytics to gather analytical
information for us. Google Analytics creates cookies to collect
information on how people use our site, this allows us to produce
reports to help us improve the site. These cookies collect information
annonoymously (e.g. the number of visits to the site, where visitors
have come from, and what pages they have visited).
Click here for more information about Google Analytics.
|Third Party||Google Inc.
In addition to Google Analyitcs we also implement the Google +1 Button. The Google +1 button is a way for you to share information publicly with the world. The Google +1 button helps you and others recieve personalised content from Google and their partners. Your +1 may be used by Google and show on google services such as your Google+ Profile and may also appear to publishers as a statistic e.g. "10% of visitors to this page were from the UK".
We implement "Social Plugins" such as the Facebook like button and the Facebook comments system which are both operated by Facebook Inc. 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”).
For more information on the Facebook Private Policy, please click here.
Functions from Twitter services are integrated into our webpages. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the function “Retweet”, the webpages that you visit will be linked with your Twitter account and made public to other users. Information is also transmitted to Twitter in this way. We would like to point out that we, as providers of the website, do not receive information about the contents of the transmitted data or their use by Twitter. For more information, please see Twitter's privacy statement. You can change your privacy protection settings for Twitter in your account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.AboutCookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.