What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit a site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?

  • To remember your preferences to give you the best user experience possible.
  • To measure and analyse traffic and behaviour so we can see what content users are interested in and track the success of campaigns.
  • To provide customised advertising across social media channels and search engines. This allows us to only show you content that we think will be of interest to you.
  • We track session and third-party cookies.
  • Google and Facebook also have access to the cookies information we collect.
  • Cookies on our website are not used for any purposes other than those stated above.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/managing-cookies.
You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.