Cookies

Session cookies

Cookies are pieces of data created when you visit a website. The cookies our site uses are “session cookies”, which means that your “preferences” are stored temporarily while you move around the site. You can set your computer not to accept cookies. However, if you do this, you may not be able to use some site features because we need to record your preferences in order to give you the information you need during your visit.

Session cookies are deleted when you leave the site. They do not contain any personal information about you, and do not hold any information about which sites you visited before.

Log files

Log files allow us to record visitors’ use of the site. They enable us to make changes to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it. Log files do not contain any personal information or information about which other sites you have visited.

Turning cookies off

It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website. If you prevent your browser from accepting cookies from us then your experience of the site may be affected. 

Modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful.

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