By using our websites (through any device), you agree that this Cookies Notice applies to that use, in addition to any other terms and conditions which may apply.
This notice explains in more detail what cookies are, what types of cookies we use, how we use them and what you can do, to manage how they are used.
In this notice we use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and other similar technologies covered by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EU Directive) Regulations 2003.
A cookie is a small file of data, typically of letters and numbers, that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, and are essential to the effective operation of our website, and to enable you to shop online with us.
Cookies also allow the website to "remember" your actions or preferences over time, and are useful to recognise a user’s web browser or device. They do not however contain personal information that can identify you.
Most Internet browsers support cookies: however, users can set their browsers to decline certain types of cookies or specific cookies, and can choose to delete cookies at any time from their browser settings.
Additionally, cookies allow us to serve you specific content on our own and on third-party websites. We may employ the learnings of your behaviour on our website, to serve you with targeted advertisements on third-party websites, in an effort to “re-market” our products and services to you.
Cookies are also used to enable your journey from affiliate websites, to ensure that any offers/quotes are honoured when completing your transactions. They are also used to ensure that we can make payment, for services being provided by third parties.
There are several types of cookies used on our website
A full list of the cookies in use (by category) on our website, can be found on the ‘Show details’ tab on our Cookies pop up and you can modify or withdraw your consents, using this control panel.
These are cookies required for our website to function and provide information requested by users. There is no requirement to collect consent, however we will inform users of what they are and their purpose on our website. These maybe supporting login functionality, or shopping cart and payment functions.
First party cookies are set and stored by our website. We collect data from these cookies and this data is only used by us. Whereas Third-party cookies are created and implemented by other services, and this data can usually be accessed on any website that uses the same services. Many browsers will offer to block these cookies within their settings and providers such as Safari and Firefox block them by default.
Session cookies have a limited lifespan that only applies whilst you are navigating our website. They will expire when you terminate your session, i.e. by closing the browser.
Persistent cookies have a defined end time and will remain on your computer until such time expires, or if you clear your cache. This information is transmitted every time you visit our website and if you view resources belonging to our website from other sites.
You are not obliged to accept cookies that we send to you, and you can modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. You should follow the instructions in your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility) to enable or disable cookies. You can allow cookies from specific websites by making them ‘trusted websites’ in your internet browser.
We have provided a function within our website that will enable you to manage your consent. This is clearly labelled to ensure that you are in control of managing your preferences and customising your experience whilst using our website.
Further information concerning cookies and how to manage them to suit your preferences can be found by visiting http://www.allaboutcookies.org or www.cookiecentral.com.
This notice replaces all previous versions and is correct as at the time of publishing to our website. We reserve the right to change the policy at any time, and you should check our website periodically for any changes which may affect you. Changes made to this notice become effective immediately. Your continued use of our website is taken as meaning that you agree to such changes.
This policy was approved by the Board of Directors and is issued on a version-controlled basis under the signature of the Managing Director (MD).