What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that hold information; they’re placed or ‘dropped’ on your computer when you access websites the data contained in the cookie can be retrieved by the website that placed them there. They can also be accessed by websites have been authorised to use them by the site that first dropped them.
Some cookies only exist for a short period of time and are then automatically deleted by your device. Others last for longer – these are called ‘persistent cookies’ – and some exist for years unless manually deleted. These can be used to analyse multiple site visits over time or customise the content that’s displayed.
What about links to other websites and their cookies?
We often link to other sites to give you extra information or services. Where these are provided by a third party, you may leave our website by clicking through to theirs. In this case, the cookies policy set out on the third party’s website will also apply. As this won’t be controlled by us, you
should read their policy to find out what information is being collected and how it’s used.
Cookies that we use