What are cookies
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which your computer or mobile device downloads when you visit a website. When you return to websites, or visit websites that use the same cookies, they recognise these cookies and therefore your browsing device.
When you use and access the website, this may place a number of cookies files in your web browser. Cookies may also be used to allow effective operation of the website and improve relevance and ease of access to information. We may also provide anonymous data on usage of the website to third party applications like Google Analytics to help us gain a better understanding of how people use our website, and make improvements.
Third party cookies
How to disable cookies
Your web browser will have an option you may select that will block cookies. Below are links to information about popular web browsers and how to block cookies using them:
Other web browsers – see the Information Commissioner’s Office’s website
Where can you find more information about cookies
You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:
Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/