What are Cookies
A cookie is a very small text file containing a string of letters and numbers that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser on your computer.
These Cookies will be stored on your computer by a web browser and will remain valid until a set expiry date. This would be invalid if deleted by the user before that expiry date.
These are created when a user visits a website and will expire at the end of that user session. This will be when the web browser has been closed by the user.
Third party Cookies
These are created when a user visits a website; these Cookies are provided by third parties on our behalf. The reason for this is so we can research the use of our website. This could involve both session and persistent Cookies; these Cookies do not store any personal information.
Our website may also use software which enables us to study and improve your user journey. This could involve both session and persistent Cookies; these Cookies do not store any personal information.
You have a number of options when it comes to receiving Cookies. You can set your browser to reject all Cookies, to allow only ‘trusted’ sites to send them, or accept only those Cookies from websites you are currently using.
We recommend you don’t block all Cookies as parts of our website won’t work correctly without them.