A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user's hard drive. It is generated by a web page server, which is basically the computer that operates a web site. The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user's identification card, which tell a web site when the user has returned.
Below is a list of cookies that may be used by our website
Ecommerce Website Cookies
Ordersearchfield, pdisp, pract, id2, id1, psort, psort
These cookies are essential to the function of the website. They are used to store shopping cart information. The website will not function correctly without them.
Between 4-12 months depending on "remember me" function
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
End of Session - 6 months
Website session cookie
This ID is used by the website to identify you during your session. A lot of the time it isn't used at all, but if you decide to do something complex during your visit that isn't simply clicking a link to move from one page to another (such as filling out a form), the website uses this ID to identify you throughout the process to make sure it runs smoothly. This cookie is required for the site to work correctly.
End of session
Add This: Cookie
Used by the shopping cart software to remember products in cart. This cookie is required for the site to operate correctly.
Used only to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor to a particular website and to estimate unique visits to that site. No personal information is stored in the cookie
Features for sharing via Twitter, and viewing tweets by other people.
DoubleClick, a Google service, is generally used by websites for advertising. However, we only use DoubleClick for affiliate tracking. We use a range of third parties to promote this website. When you reach this website because of one of those third parties, these cookies mean that we can identify the third party and therefore meet our contractual commitments to that third party.
To find out about Doubleclick cookies in general and how to control those cookies, go to http://www.google.co.uk/policies/privacy/ads/.