What is a cookie?
What cookies do we currently use?
We currently use a few cookies to make our site more efficient and useful for our customers. Some of these cookies are set by Ellison and some are set by third parties such as New Relic and Google.
We currently use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they look for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make out website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purpose for which we use them in the table below:
We use analytics services which are a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling us to better understand how users use the website. This, in turn, enables us to improve the website and the products offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these cookies, as detailed below, however whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of the website, it does enable us to continually improve our business.
Blocking and deleting cookies
You block cookies by activating the setting in your browse that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. The method to block or delete cookies depends on which browser you are using. We have included external links to instructions for the most popular browsers, please see below:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or 7
Microsoft Explorer 10
Block or Delete - http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647
Delete or Block (Mac) - https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
Delete or Block (iPhone, iPad or iPod) - https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
If you are using a browser that isn’t listed above please see: http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=1