BRIX AND BAILEY COOKIES POLICY
following information describes the cookies we use on this site and what we use
them for. By continuing to use this site we will assume that you are happy with
the use of all cookies. If you are not happy, then please refer to the
information below on opting out of cookies.
tool which analyses issues such as the level of site usage, how our users
arrive at our site, what users do on our site and what operating systems and
browsers our users are operating. However, please note that data created
through the use of web analytics is not connected to any of your personally
What is a cookie?
are small text files that are sent by websites that you visit to recognise who
you are when you return there. There files are stored on your computer's hard
drive, and are read by your web browser.
How are cookies used?
perform several functions, such as remembering who you are on a particular site
(your welcome message), to keeping you signed in to your account screen on an
ecommerce site (however, you should always sign out if you are using a public
served you an advert from a particular brand on a site, or if you have seen a
that you've read so that they can see what parts of the site are popular or
not. In short, cookies are a way of providing statistics on site visits as well
as some limited functionality that makes your site visit easier. When used
properly cookies are an asset to a site visitor and a site owner. They are not
viruses, but some unscrupulous outfits will use them maliciously – we follow
best practice for cookie use.
uses a particular type of cookie called a ‘Local Shared Object', which is
typically collected if you watch a video for example that uses the Adobe Flash
media player, i.e. an embedded YouTube video on a page that is being played via
Flash. Please note that these types of cookie will not be found on iPads, which
do not support Flash.
a look at Adobe's website if you want to control Flash cookies on your
computer. If you've got a Firefox browser you can also get an add-on to detect
and delete Flash cookies.
Opting out of cookies
are a number of options available so that you do not have to store any cookie information.
You can either set your browser so that it will not accept and store any
cookie, or if you have a little more time and knowledge you are able to allow
only certain ‘trusted' sites to store cookies on your computer. These sites may
include this site, the site where you carry out your online banking, or
possibly your favourite news service.
worth bearing in mind that if you decide to delete all of your cookies, then
you will likely have to re-enter all of your usernames and passwords on all of
the sites that you visit, which you previously didn't even have to think about.
As mentioned before, cookies can be a real asset to your web surfing
Information Commissioner's Office (http://www.ico.gov.uk/) provides some advice
about cookies and their use; it also provides a link to ‘About
cookies'(www.aboutcookies.org) which is run by the law firm Pinsent Masons.
This website provides even more information about cookies, it also details how
you might delete any cookies that you find and it shows you how to allow those
trusted sites to store their cookies on your computer.