A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. Cookies contain a very small amount of information, usually consisting of a string of numbers and/or letters They don't give the website owners any kind of access to your computer or mobile device.
Cookies enable websites to remember visitor actions and preferences. Placing a cookie on your computer means that you don't have to make those choices every time you visit the site or browse from one page to another. Cookies can also allow websites to collect other forms of anonymous data, for example to help track how popular a website is.
Cookies are used to ensure that our website works properly, to enhance your experience when visiting and to provide anonymous analytical data. The following types of cookies may be set:
A first-party cookie is a cookie set by the website that you are visiting, a third-party cookie is a cookie set by an external website. This website only uses first party cookies and because they allow you to experience our website as it was designed we recommend that as a minimum you keep them enabled. Modern browsers give you the option to block third-party cookies and doing so should not affect any functionality on our website.
You can find more information about disabling cookies at http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/managing-cookies
Last update 24/5/18