What are cookies?
Cookies are small files which we store on your computer to enable certain features on our website. Our cookies are used for things like remembering your login so you don't have to enter your password every time you visit the site, keeping track of your basket as you move through the site and all sorts of analytical functions. Don't worry though, we don't use cookies to store any of your personal information such as your actual password, or your name or address details. Instead the cookie acts as a 'key' which our site can use to unlock the data we store about you in your account information. Cookies can never be used to 'grab' information that you haven't provided to us. Your privacy is very important to us and we'll always ensure that our cookies can't be used to compromise your personal information in any way.

The essentials

Some cookies are essential for you to able to experience all the functionalities of the website. You can change the settings in your browser to block cookies, however this will prevent certain sections of our site from functioning correctly and make it more difficult for us to provide you with the service you expect from our website. Blocking cookies differs from browser to browser, however you can usually enable it in the 'settings' or 'internet options' section of your browser.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

The Targeters

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.