What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies. These are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it, and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however this may downgrade or “break” certain elements of the site’s functionality.

For more general information on cookies, please see the Wikipedia article HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser’s Help feature for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in the disabling of this site’s features and functionality. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out, however in some cases they may remain afterward to “remember” your site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can store these preferences. This prevents you from having to log in each time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can access restricted features and areas when logged in.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details the third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics, which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping to understand how you use this site and the ways that we can improve your experience. So that we can continue to produce engaging content, these cookies may track information such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience on the site while ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

As we sell products it is important for us to understand how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase. These are the kinds of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can make accurate business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you. As mentioned if there is something that you are not sure you need, it is usually safer to leave cookies enabled. If you need more information, please contact us.