What is a Cookie?A cookie is a small text file that is placed on to your computer via your web browser when you visit a website. Cookies are only used to store data. They are not used to do anything harmful like start a process or infect your computer.
What Cookies do we use?
- When you enter our website a session cookie is created. Session cookies allow users to be recognised within a website so any page changes are remembered from page to page. Without a cookie every time you open a new web page the server will treat you like a completely new visitor.
- You can adjust your session cookies through the settings feature of your browser.
- A session cookie is erased when you close your browser at the end of your surfing session.
Third-party ServicesThis website makes use of services provided by third parties, we do not control any cookies generated by third party services. At present these services are limited to:
- 1&1 SiteAnalytics - this service is provided by our host and saves anonymous statistical data that we use to improve our site, it does not generate cookies.
- Google Maps - this service is used to provide maps and driving directions, it does not generate cookies on this website.
Removing CookiesCookies don't stay around forever and your web browser will eventually delete them. When a website stores a cookie, it states how long the cookie should stay on the computer for - this can be for the current visit only or for a period of time, for example one year.
More detailed information about cookies and how to control them is published by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).