What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows our website or a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and our website more useful to you. Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Session cookies only last for the duration of users using the website and are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies outlast user sessions and remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
What types of cookies do we use?
- Essential: Cookies required for the operation of our website, like to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of our website.
- Performance: Cookies which measure how many people visit our website, how often, and how they use it. We also use third-party cookies, such as Google Analytics, which help us understand your journey on our website.
- Functionality: Cookies that are used to recognise you and remember your preferences or settings when you return to our website.
- Advertising: Cookies that are used to gather information about the content you have viewed on our website and the links you have followed. This information is used to make advertising more relevant to your interests.
Please note that in addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics, deliver advertisements, and so on.
What are your choices regarding cookies?