- What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files sent from a website and stored in the user’s web browser while the user is browsing a website. When users visit the same website again the browser sends cookies back to the website allowing the website to recognise the user and remember things like personalised details or preferences.
- What type of Cookies do we use?
You can set your browser to reject cookies (see the ‘Help’ menu of your browser to find out how to do this), but please bear in mind that if you do this, certain personalised features of this website cannot be provided to you.
There are three different types of cookies that we use:
Session cookies – These are temporary files, which only last for the duration of your browsing session on the website. Your web browser would normally delete these when you close the browser.
Persistent cookies – These files last longer than the browser session (e.g. if you log into a website and then return to the website later, the website knows who you are and displays a welcome message to you). Persistent cookies enable this to happen.
Third-party cookies – When you use our website you may be sent third-party cookies that are not related to us. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, for example YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. Inland Inflatable Boats do not control the settings of these cookies, so we suggest that you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
- Cookie Preferences
- Blocking Cookies
Most Browers allow you to refuse or accept cookies. For example:
In Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector
In Mozilla Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.
Blocking all cookies, however have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
- Deleting Cookies
You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer:
In Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so att http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
In Mozilla Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.
Doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.