What are Cookies?
A cookie is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser while a user is browsing a website. When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of the user’s previous activity, thereby distinguishing the user from others using the site.
Further information on cookies and how to manage them for your web browser can be found at: www.allaboutcookies.org
EU Cookie Law
Further information on the EU cookie law can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website: www.ico.gov.uk
Brodie & Stone International Plc Cookies
• estimate our audience size and usage pattern
• store information about your preferences and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests
• speed up your searches
• recognise you when you return to our site
The cookies that we use can be categorised as follows:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
There are several cookies generated by Brodie & Stone International Plc that are required for essential site functionality, which record details such as your basket contents and browser session. These cookies are necessary for the operation of the website.
Brodie & Stone International Plc use services from Google Analytics to record page views, navigation paths and other details of your visit so that we may improve the way our website operates.
You can opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics by installing the browser plugin available from: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
These are cookies that record minor details of your interaction with Brodie & Stone International Plc such as your country, language and currency settings and whether you have reached our website from one of our affiliates. While not strictly necessary for the proper function of the website, these cookies assist in tailoring the user experience to your requirements.
Targeting / Advertising Cookies
We have also integrated Social Media tools for services such as FACEBOOK, TWITTER, into Brodie & Stone International Plc to allow our users to share products and pages of the website with their friends. Each of these third-party services utilises cookies to record whether you are logged into their service and the interactions that you undertake while browsing Brodie & Stone International Plc.
You can opt-out of being tracked by Doubleclick using the following tools:
Further resources for controlling third-party advertising services are available from: www.youronlinechoices.com/uk and www.networkadvertising.org/choices
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the relevant setting in your browser. However, please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of Brodie & Stone International Plc.
We enjoy a wide variety of cookies and to choose our favourite is tricky. One of our Head Office staff has a favourite for peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies!