What Are Cookies?
A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on a computer’s hard drive and records how you move around a website. When you revisit that website, cookies are used to present tailored options based on the information stored on your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.
Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your computer.
Types of Cookie
Session Cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. They store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer
Persistent Cookies: these are stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. We use persistent cookies for site analytics.
Strictly Necessary Cookies: these are essential for the effective use of a website and cannot be turned off. For example, buying a product or service. These cookies do not gather information that could be used for marketing or tracking where your internet history.
Performance Cookies: these enable us to analyse and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to monitor visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.
Functionality cookies: these allow our website to remember your choices and provide enhanced features. For example, we may provide you with news or relevant updates. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. These cookies are usually anonymised.
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You can learn more about cookies here http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
We may change this policy from time to time. You should check this policy periodically to ensure you are aware of the most recent version. Last updated, 31st September 2018.