A ‘cookie’ is a piece of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk, so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
- to help us recognise you as a unique visitor (not just a number) when you return to our website and to allow us to tailor content of our site to match your preferred interests you may save; and
Two types of cookies may be used on our internet sites:
- session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser, usually until you close your browser; and
- persistent cookies, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for longer, (how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).
You can accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the features of our websites if cookies are disabled.
You can find information on how to disable or enable cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org.