Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are sent to your browser and stored on your computer, mobile phone or other device when you visit a website. The cookies send information back to the originating website or another website that recognizes that cookie.
Cookies can be permanent (these are known as persistent cookies) where they remain on your computer until you delete them, or temporary (these are known as session cookies) where they last only until you close your browser. Cookies can also be first-party cookies which are those set by the website which is being visited, or third-party cookies which are set by a website other than the one being visited.
Cookies we use and what they’re for
The cookies on our website fall into the following categories:
Core Functionality or Necessary Cookies
These cookies enable you to fully experience our website, and use the features and functionalities available.
These cookies collect anonymous information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors visit most often, in order to provide a better user experience. These cookies do not personally identify individual visitors. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous.
We use these cookies to:
•provide statistics on how our websites are used
•measure the delivery and performance of our advertising campaigns
These cookies could be permanent or temporary cookies, first-party or third-party cookies. In short, these cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited.
Third party cookies
On some pages of our website we may have content from services such as YouTube or Facebook. Please note that we do not control any cookies which are used by these services and you should check the relevant third-party website for more information about these.
How to manage and remove cookies
You will have the option to decline cookies before they are downloaded onto your hard drive and you may remove cookies from your hard drive at any time. Please note that certain areas of our website can only be accessed by having cookies enabled and you should be aware that disabling cookies may prevent you from accessing some of our content and enjoying the full features of our website.
If you would like to restrict, block or remove cookies you can do this through your web browser settings. The "Help" function within your web browser will tell you what you need to do. You can also visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for more information on how to manage and remove cookies across a number of different internet browsers.
For information on how to manage cookies on your mobile device browser you will need to refer to your handset manual.