Cookies and compliance
with EU cookie law
website and give you the option to use the site without their use.
The Cookie Notification
The first time you visit this site you'll see a notification bar at the
top of the page, if you accept this the bar will disappear and you'll
not be asked again on subsequent visits. You can opt out of cookie use
and still use the site but you may find certain features do not work
properly or cease to function at all.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of data collected by web servers to improve
functionality - for example allow automatic login when returning to a
website, other cookies are used to manage transactions on websites.
(click here for a more detailed explanation of cookies on Wikipedia)
We use a limited number of cookies on this website, these fall into two
1. Cookies that improve functionality of the site
For example allowing you
to move from page to page without losing information such as as items
in your Shopping Trolley or Fine Wine wish list
ASP.net sessionid : Used
by ASP [the underlying coding language] to make the site function.
: Used to remember the InterestList from page to page so that the
information isn’t lost if you navigate away from the page.
2. Analytics these allow us to see how people use the site
We use Google Analytics
to see how users are using the site, what they look at and how to
improve the design to make it easier to use.
As far as we
are aware the Google Analytics cookie is the only one that would falls
under the EU cookie regulations law. Other cookies including those
listed above are used for site functionality only.