A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device's hard drive or on a website server. Cookies do not retrieve information about you stored on your device and do not corrupt or damage your device or its files.
Most browsers automatically collect cookies but you do not have to accept a cookie, and you can in fact modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. For more information about cookies including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies please go to www.allaboutcookies.org.
Different types of cookies are used for different purposes on our Websites, these are known as: strictly necessary cookies, performance cookies, and functionality cookies. Some cookies may be provided by an external third party to provide additional functionality to our Websites and these are included below.
Strictly necessary cookies
These are cookies that are essential to fulfil an action requested by you, such as identifying you as being logged in. If you prevent these cookies by adjusting your browser settings we cannot guarantee how our Websites will perform during your visit.
These are cookies used to improve our Websites, for example for analytics that let us see how our Websites are used and where to make improvements. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our Websites. The information is collected in an anonymous form and includes the number of visitors, where visitors have come to the Websites from and the pages they visited.
These cookies enhance the performance and functionality of our Websites, often as a result of something you’re doing as a user. For instance, we may personalise our content for you or remember your preferences.
Managing and Deleting Cookies
If you want to manage cookies, you can do so from your browser. You can find out how to do this by going to the help menu in your browser. Please see www.allaboutcookies.org for further information.