What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that may be placed on your device when you visit our site. When you next visit our site, the cookie allows us to distinguish you from other users. This means we can improve your experience based on how you use our site.
There are two broad categories of cookies:
- Persistent cookies
Persistent cookies remain on your device until deleted manually or automatically.
- Session cookies
Session cookies remain on your device until you close your browser. They are then automatically deleted.
Cookies we use and why
- Essential cookies
Essential cookies are technical cookies that are required for the operation of this website. Without essential cookies Lionpic.co.uk can’t operate properly. For example, essential cookies include cookies that enable you to log into secure areas.
- Performance cookies
Performance cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our sites and to see how visitors move around them. This helps us to improve the way our site works by enabling us to tailor it to the way visitors use it. The information we collect from performance cookies is aggregated which means that we cannot identify you from it, you remain anonymous.
- Experience cookies
Experience cookies allow us to remember the choices you make, providing you with enhanced and personalised features. For example, we use information collected through what are known as “web-analytic” cookies to compare the choices you make to those of our other customers so that we can learn from those choices. Information collected by experience cookies cannot track your browsing activity when you leave our site.