Cookies on the site
A cookie is used to store the contents of your shopping basket (only). This cookie is deleted automatically when the ordering process on the site is completed and the details sent for fulfilment, or when the shopping cart is emptied by you.
We use Google Analytics to record site usage statistics, and their service stores cookies in order to enchance its analysis, for example, with information about what web browser you use, and what operating system your computer uses. The information collected is free of personal identifiers, just like the information that is stored in the web server's logs. You can't avoid being logged by the webserver, but if you want to block Google Analytics, you could make use of this tool:- GA opt-out tool.
For logged-in members, we also use session variables to maintain your login status. The session variables are deleted when you log out, or if the session times out due to inactivity.