1. What are cookies?
A "cookie" is a small text file that is placed on a website user’s device/computer hard drive by a website. There are several types of cookie and they have different functions or uses. For example, some cookies help us improve the experience of our website or help us tailor our services to you.
2. What type of cookies do we use?
Different terminology is used to describe cookies (and a lot of websites and organisations use different types of terminology which can be confusing). We have categorised the 3 types of cookies we use on our website as:
Performance Cookies (also often called analytic cookies) – that help us collect information about your use of the website to improve the website and your user experience
Functionality Cookies – that help the website function better for you by, for example, personalising areas of the website for you once you are a return visitor
Essential Cookies – that are essential cookies for you to use parts of the website.
Type of cookie
Function and further information
This is a common performance cookie that many websites use. It allows us to collect anonymous information about how you and other users use the website and helps us to improve the website.
3. Website cookie acceptance
Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default. However, it is possible to set an internet browser to reject cookies.
We may update our cookies from time to time and this Policy, so please check this Policy regularly.
More general information on cookies is available at www.allaboutcookies.org