A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.
Surgery express uses permanent cookies to enable basic web traffic analysis using Google Analytics.
We use session cookies to ensure that you receive the best experience possible whilst using our website. It helps us to keep track of your movement from page to page so you don't get asked for the same information you've already given to the site. Cookies allow you to proceed through many pages of a site quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new area you visit. This is particularly relevant when you use the online shopping cart or customer login.
These will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
We use code in our email communications to track whether that email has been opened and read, and whether the recipient has used the onward links contained in the email. This allows us to monitor and improve our email communications.