Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.
For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.
- Keeping you signed in
- Understanding how you use our website
- Payment processing
What types of cookies do we use?
There are many different types of cookies, however, our website uses the following:
Functionality – Aston uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and the location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
Advertising – Aston uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. Aston sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.
Google Analytics – To understand how people use our site, and to discover areas on our site with issues, we use Google Analytics. Most websites use some sort of analytics program like this. The data it collects helps us understand how many people visit our site, which country they are from, how many pages they visited, how fast our site loaded etc. All data collected is completely anonymous, it does not identify you as an individual in any way.
WordPress – WordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs this website. It uses a cookie when logging in and out and is essential for proper website function. It is only set if you are a registered user, so for most people, it is not set at all. User data is all anonymous.
Worldpay – Passes the information entered in our online payment form to Worldpay’s website for secure processing.
Social Media – When you share items from our website using social media, for example to Facebook, the social media company will drop cookies and identifiers to track this.
How to manage cookies
You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the website allaboutcookies.org tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.