A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on a computer's hard disk so that the website can remember a user.

A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.


When a user visits the Isle of Harris Distillers Ltd website, we send them a cookie. Cookies may be used in the following ways:

  • To enable the personalisation features on the website (which gives the user the ability to recall recently viewed pages and see information on which the user has input online).

  • To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow Isle of Harris Distillers Ltd to understand how users use our site and to help us improve the structure of our website. We cannot identify the user personally in this way.

  • To customise content and advertising, to provide social media features and to analyse traffic to the site. We also share information about your use of our site with our trusted social media, advertising and analytics partners.

Two types of cookies may be used by the Isle of Harris Distillers Ltd website:
  • Session Cookies - Temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of the user’s browser until they leave the website;

  • Persistent Cookies – Cookies that remain in the cookie file of the user’s browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).



Visitors to the Isle of Harris Distillers Ltd website have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in their browser. However, by modifying the settings it may not be possible to use all the interactive features of the Isle of Harris Distillers Ltd website.



To learn more about cookies please select the following link to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) website:


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