What is a Cookie and why do we need them?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website and help to optimise your visit to our website allowing easy navigation and stored preferences.
Each website or third party service used on a website can send its own cookies to your browser if your browser's settings allow it. Cookies can only be accessed by the website or third party that originally set the cookie.
If the settings on your software are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are happy to give us permission. If you would like to de-activate cookies from our site please see details below.
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies set by Flemings this can be done through the settings in most browsers. Disabling cookies will limit the functionality available through our website.
Session Cookies: are used to link the actions of a user during a browser session (such as being logged into a website). Session Cookies expire as soon as you close the website that set them.
Persistent Cookies: These cookies are used to store information about your preferences and shopping history. These enable a personalised browsing experience.
Flash cookies: This is a type of cookie which is collected via Adobe Flash media player - a piece of software which you probably have on your computer that is used to watch online videos and listen to podcasts. Visit Adobe (http://www.adobe.com/security/flashplayer/articles/lso) if you want to control Flash cookies on your computer.
1st Party Cookies: Where the domain of the website placing the cookie matches the website you are on.
3rd Party Cookies: Where the domain of the website placing the cookie is different to the website you are currently on.
Cookies We Use: We use 1st party cookies on our website and blog to enable and enhance their functionality and also for statistical purposes to improve the browsing experience.
We use 3rd party cookies also for statistical purposes as well as to allow site users to easily share information on their social networks (via the 'share' button on the footer) and for marketing purposes.
For further information on cookies and how to opt out you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/.