and enhance your user experience. This policy explains how we do that.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile
device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website, or
another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit. Web beacons or
other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term "cookies" in this
policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.
There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help us to remember
your username and preferences, analyse how well our website is performing, or even
allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.
Certain cookies contain personal information - for example, if you click to
"remember me" when logging in, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies won't
collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general
information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user's general
What sort of cookies does Shobrooks use?
We also use or allow third parties to serve cookies that fall into the four
categories above. For example, like many companies, we use Google Analytics to help
us monitor our website traffic. We may also use third party cookies to help us with
market research, revenue tracking, improving site functionality and monitoring
compliance with our terms and conditions and copyright policy.
Can a website user block cookies?
Cookies help you to get the most out of our websites.
The first time you accessed our website after 7 July 2016, you should have seen an
overlay which explained that by continuing to access our site, you are consenting to
However, if you do wish to disable our cookies then please follow the instructions
on our "How to Manage Cookies" page.
Please remember that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that
certain sections of our website do not work properly
This document was last updated on 7 July 2016.