1. About cookies
1.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
1.2 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
1.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
1.4 Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
2. Our cookies
2.1 Analytics – We use analytics cookies to helps us understand how users engage with our website. Without this cookie, if you visited the website once each week for three weeks we would count you as three separate users. Furthermore we would find it difficult to analyse how well our website was performing and improve it without these cookies.
3. Blocking cookies
3.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;
(b) in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and finally unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
(c) in Chrome, you are able to block all cookies by first of all accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”. Then click “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, finally selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.
3.2 Blocking all cookies will consequently have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
3.3 If you block cookies, as a result you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
4. Deleting cookies
4.1 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; examples of this would be:
(a) in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files.
(b) In Firefox, you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”. If you then select “Use custom settings for history”, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then finally clicking “Remove All Cookies”.
(c) in Chrome, you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”. Finally select “Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.
4.2 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
5. Our details
5.1 We are Leisure Tyres and our business address is at 5 Aysgarth Avenue, Lightcliffe, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX3 8UZ.
5.2 You can contact us by writing to the business address given above or by using our website contact form. Alternatively by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 07742 352 743.