WHAT IS A COOKIE?

A cookie is a small text file that is placed in a folder on your computer or device when you visit a website. Most website nowadays use cookies to help improve the users web experience and manage their marketing efforts.

Cookies can be 'first party' or 'third party'. First Party cookies are those put on by the website itself and are used for a variety of reasons from identifying you as a customer or user of that site and allowing the website to recognise your settings and preferences to those that are necessary to site usage. For example a site that you log into would require you to log into every page without a cookie to track you. Shopping baskets also use cookies to keep track of what is in your basket as you browse the site.

Third party cookies are mostly those provided by another company for the benefit of that website and are generally used for the purpose of tracking marketing campaigns and to see how users browse the website, which pages are visited most and which adverts or links result in most sales.


THE COOKIES WE USE

We only use third party cookies. These are provided by Google and Yahoo and allow us to track which links, advert or search terms our visitors come from to see how well our marketing strategies are working and also how many visitors go through to submit an enquiry.

We collect no personal information from our cookies whatsoever.