What are browser cookies?
They are tiny text files created by a website through a browser on your computer. They are used to help you navigate a website, identify preferences and perform specific functions; for example, remembering which pages you visited or product you ordered.
When you visit subsequent pages on the website, it may use the information inside the cookie to provide certain functionality. When you revisit the website, it may again request that cookie to assist functionality within that website further, e.g. automatically remember the product you last looked at.
How we use browser cookies
- Anonymously tracking page visits, hits, search terms, visitor locations, and so on for statistical purposes, which help us to improve our services. We use Google Analytics to provide us with information about the use of the website, examples of this statistical information would be how many visitors from the United Kingdom we have had, how many visitors used Google Chrome as a browser, how many pages were visited today, what words visitors search for to find our website, and so on.
- Improving security on the website to prevent fraudulent activity and protect your personal information
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