A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that your browser places on your computer or device. Cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of the website which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse and also allows us to improve our website.
Here is a list of the categories of cookies used on our website and why we use them.
Session cookies allow users to be recognised within a website, for example allowing login and addition of items to a shopping basket. Session cookies are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from the user's device when the browser is closed.
Web analytics cookies help us to learn more about how you interact with our content so that we can improve our website. They collect information about how visitors use our website, which website the user came from, the number of each user's visits and how long a user stays on the site. This information does not record the individual user's specific details and it is used to create web statistics usage at aggregated level. We use Google Analytics, see Third party cookies for more information.
We use analytical cookies to allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the website. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily.
Google Analytics cookies do not collect personal data about website visitors.
We embed videos or insert links to videos from YouTube on our website. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from or linked to YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from these websites.