About CookiesCookies are information packets sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
Third Party CookiesWe do not use any third party cookies on our website, you won’t find yourself browsing a shopping site later with adverts popping up for a U-Turn Round or Solar Audio Post, you have our word!
Refusing CookiesMost browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
- In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
- In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.
- In Google Chrome select go to ‘settings’ by clicking the appropriate menu icon (currently 3 horizontal stripes), go to Privacy > Content Settings > Cookies > Block Sites From Setting Data.
You should know that blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of most websites, the vast majority of cookies are completely harmless and only exist to improve your online experience.