Cookies

Cookies

One of the ways in which we collect this information is through Tracking Technologies such as cookies. Cookies are small text files containing information that is stored on your device. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage pattern
  • Store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests
  • Speed up your searches
  • Recognise you when you return to our site


We will seek your consent to use cookies the first time you visit our site (or on subsequent occasions if the cookie that records such acceptance is deleted). However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if consent is not given.

The cookies used by our site and their purpose are identified and described below:

Cookie Name

Description

Expiry

__RequestVerificationToken

Used to manage cookies on the site

Per session

ASP.NET_SessionId

Used by the site platform to maintain sessions, baskets and contact forms

Per session

_ga

A Google Analytics Tracking Cookie used to distinguish between users.

2 years

SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID, PREF

A number of cookies that appear on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users.

10 years

CONSENT

A cookie controller used to track the users’ cookie preferences

2 years


Most web browsers allow users to exercise control over which cookies are processed through adjustments to the settings built into them. For information on changing these settings, please look for a “help” function in the browser or contact the browser provider. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.