What is a cookie?
Definition from ICC UK Cookie Guide April 2012: Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie.
Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org * and www.youronlinechoices.eu *. For a video about cookies visit www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies *
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie Guide**. A list of all the cookies used on this website by category [as defined in the guide mentiond] is set out below.
*External links. We are not responsible for the content of external sites.
**April 2012 Edition. Please check for latest version.
Cookies Used on this Website
Google Analytics: These cookies track what pages visitors look at on our website and where they have been referred from. This service doe not provide any personally identifiable information to us. Further information on which cookies are placed: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
Twitter: These cookies allow adverts for our website to show when you visit supported websites. Twitter provides an opt out to these adverts via the ‘do not track’ feature of many browsers. More info here: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20169453%20
How to disable cookies in your browser
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visithttp://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.