In computing terms, a cookie is a very small piece of data that is sent from our website server to your web browser. Your browser identifies this cookie and sends it back to our server each time you access a page on our website. This helps to keep things running nice and smoothly.
The short answer: they help make your experience across the internet more streamlined and personalised. Cookies can do lots of things, like keep you signed in to certain websites so you don't have to keep entering your password every time. We respect your right to be informed about the cookies that we use, why we use them, and how long they'll stay active for. So we've laid out the table below for you.
... turn off cookies? Delete a cookie? Change your cookie settings? All of this depends on the browser, operating system, and device you are using. The website Cookies And You is really useful if you would like to learn more. And because this is an external website, they'll be using their own cookies, too, but we're not responsible for that.
We store a unique code for the duration of your browsing session that allows the brochure request, bargain holiday request, and other forms to work properly. When you close our website, it's deleted. That's the only cookie we personally set.
Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site, pages you visit, and documents you download, which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you. We do not personally identify you from this data.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies:
The web security company Cloudflare also sets a unique ID each time you visit our website to keep things secure. Cloudflare delivers some of the content that you see on our website, and the cookie helps keeps their servers and our content safe. Visit Cloudflare.
How long these cookies last (i.e. when they are deleted) depends on each third-party's policies.