Cookies make websites work better
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites or sometimes by emails. For you, it means you can use the site more efficiently and save time by not having to re-enter your details each time you visit. They also make sure you receive the most relevant information from us. For us, cookies help us to analyse how our customers interact with our sites so we can make improvements.
Cookies are used ‘in-session’ each time you visit and then expire when you leave the site. They’re not stored on your computer and they don’t contain any personal data. However, you can delete them via your browser if you wish to, but this will restrict the functions that you’re able to carry out on our sites.
We use two types of cookie:
Session cookies: These enable you to carry out some essential functions on our site, such as maintaining login details for the session. They are not stored on your computer and they expire when you terminate your browser session.
Analytic cookies: We use Google Analytics software to analyse page use, page interactions and the routes our customers take through our sites. These are known as ‘web metrics’. We don’t record any personal information you provide during your visit.
What we don’t do
We don’t allow third parties to add cookies to our site to track you.
Find out more
You’ll find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org, which gives details on how to delete cookies from your computer.