Cookies are quite simply small pieces of text held in files that are stored on your computer. They are usually placed there by websites and enable the webmaster to have access to useful information in regards to your site preferences, location, language etc. It is actually very useful for you, the user, as it means that sites can run more effectively for you, enabling you to surf from page to page without having to re-enter information or preferences.
Generally, we have 3 types of cookies used throughout our web pages :
- Cookies are deleted every time you close your browser, called sessions.
- Cookies that are stored until deleted or after a set period to save your preferences etc.
- Cookies set by external companies that have been pre-approved by us to help your experience.
A number of our cookies are considered essential for the site and others optional.
We can not access personal information or gain access to your computer using cookies. They simply share with us information of your choosing via inputs or forms on our site.