What is a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally improving your experience of a website. Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier.
What to do if you don’t want cookies to be used
Some people find the idea of a website storing information a little intrusive, particularly when this information is used by a third party without them knowing. Although this is generally quite harmless you may not, for example, want to see advertising that has been targeted to your interests. If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or delete cookies that have already been set. However, you need to be aware that you may lose some functions of that website.
How can I turn cookies off?
You can choose to enable or disable cookies in your web browser. By default your browser will usually accept cookies but this can be easily changed. For further instructions on how to do this please see your browser’s help pages. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you follow any help and guidance provided by the browser developer. Disabling cookies may prevent you from using the full range of services available on the website and certain features may not function fully or as intended.
What cookies are used?
Information is usually collected using Google Analytics which allows us to track the usage of our site. It records things like how many visits our pages get, where our users are from, and what browser they are using. This information helps us understand what our visitors need and how we may be able to improve the site. Google Analytics does not record any private information.