A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are.
A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
When you visit our website, we send you a cookie. Cookies may be used in the following ways:
- To enable the personalization features on our website (which give you the ability to recall recently viewed pages and see information which you have input online).
- To compile aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site and to help us improve the structure of our website.
- So we can contact you again if we feel it might be appropriate.
Two types of cookies may be used on this website, session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site, and persistent cookies, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).
California Do Not Track: Our web services do not alter, change, or respond upon receiving ‘Do Not Track (DNT)’ requests or signals in browsers.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.
Date of last review: 21st November 2018