A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while the user is browsing that website. Every time the user loads the website, the browser sends the cookie back to the server to notify the website of the user's previous activity.” Cookies allow web applications to respond to users as individuals. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However please note that this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website and its features. If you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular part of the site. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. The most vital role of cookies for an ecommerce site such as ours is to keep a record of whether the user has logged in to the website and what items the user has added to their basket.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.