A cookie is a small data file which is downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. When you return to a previously visited website – or visit a website that uses the same cookies – that website will recognise these cookies and therefore your device.
Cookies perform essential functions, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently and generally improving your browsing experience.
We use the information stored in these files in two ways:
These cookies are necessary, as they enable you to move around our website and use its features. These cookies don’t gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet.
These cookies collect information about how you use our website, for example which pages you go to most often and if you get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don’t gather any information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works, using the web analytics platforms Google Analytics. You can find out more about Google Analytics at: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.
These cookies are not used to target you with online advertising.
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Can you refuse or opt out of cookies?
Changing your browser settings can limit or prevent cookies and should use your browser’s ‘help’ function to learn more about how to do this. You can also find out how to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
If you’d like to find out more about how to manage cookies stored on your device, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/