We sometimes place small data files on your computer, mobile phone or tablet. These are known as cookies. Most websites do this. They cannot be used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.
Cookies improve things by:
- recognising your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during one task
- remembering that you may already have given a username and password so you don't need to do it for every web page requested
- measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs
You can manage these cookies and learn more about them from the article, Internet Browser cookies- what they are and how to manage them
How to Control and Delete Cookies
However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.
If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.
For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.
To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.