What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file that is stored on your computer when you visit a website. It is used to store small amounts of information, usually to identify you and make your experience on the website better. You need to set your browser to accept cookies to allow them to be stored.
Cookies can be used for the following purposes:
- A better online experience
- Aid with maintaining your security and improve our service
What information is stored in a cookie?
Cookies usually store the name of the website that they relate to, a unique value used to identify the user and a value indicating the length of time that the cookie is to be stored.
Types of cookie
- Session cookies are temporary and are usually deleted when you close your browser. They are used to maintain a consistent experience across the site throughout navigation and enable such things as personalisation.
- Persistent cookies stored on your computer until they expire. They are used to for example remember your preferences.
At this time, we don’t require cookies to be enabled to use our site. If and when this changes we will update this policy accordingly.
This document was last updated 23/11/2015