On 26 May 2011 UK Legislation came into force, requiring website owners to gain permission from visitors before setting Cookies on their computers.

smsts.co.uk like most sites uses cookies, small text files that are placed on your computer to help the site provide a better user experience. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better.

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. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

What Types of Cookie are there?

Broadly speaking, there are four types of cookie: strictly necessary cookies, performance cookies, functionality cookies and targeting or advertising cookies.

These Cookies Break Down into Two Further Sub-types.

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