What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or device when you visit a website. Cookies are used by all websites, and have several different functions. At a basic level cookies will:
- Allow the site to work properly, and help keep it secure.
- Help us understand how people use the website.
Cookies on our website will NOT send information to other websites so that advertising and content you see on those sites is more relevant to you
The types of cookies we use
These are divided into:
- Necessary cookies – These cookies let you move around our websites and use all their features.
- Performance cookies – These simply help us improve the way our website works. They tell us how people use each page, which ones are most commonly viewed, or whether any errors occurred
Changing your cookie settings
We recommend that you don’t change your cookie settings, as we can’t guarantee the performance of the site if you block some or all cookies.
If you do decide to change them, you can do this through your browser. Each browser works in a different way, so you’ll need to search for ‘cookie settings’ in your browser’s help section to find out how to do this.