Cookies policy

Cookies are text files sent by a website to your computer or other device, allowing the site to remember information such as your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.

Most websites use cookies in order to improve your user experience and enable the website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’), or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’). Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier, allows efficient page navigation, storage of your preferences, and improves your overall experience of a website.

ASCL uses cookies to:
  • help us understand users’ online behaviour while they are using the site. This helps us improve the website for an improved future experience (known as analytical behaviour tracking)
  • enable the website to remember how you like to use the site for an improved future experience (known as your preferences)
If a website doesn’t use cookies, it assumes you are a new visitor every time you navigate to a new page on the site. This may cause issues for example, not recognising log in information when navigating to another page and repeatedly logging you out.

Controlling and deleting cookies
Some find the idea of a website storing information on their computer or mobile device intrusive, particularly when this information is stored and used by a third party without their knowledge. Although this is generally harmless you may not, for example, wish to see advertising targeted to your interests. If you prefer, it is possible to delete or block some or all cookies.

Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available here.

NB: by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.