Cookies

What are cookies? 

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your browser by a website that you visit. Cookies help the website to remember information about your visit, like your preferred settings. They can also allow the measurement of the number of times a website is accessed and the pages visited.

Cookies can help a website to provide content that matches your interests.

Cookies cannot be used to identify you personally. 

How we use cookies

We use “session” cookies. These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave our website. We use session cookies to:

  • confirm your identify as a registered user, giving you access to your user profile and areas of the website that are restricted to registered users;
  • track the number of visits to our website and the pages you visit to help guide the future development of the website.

Disabling cookies 

You can choose to disable cookies by changing the settings in your browser. You may not be able to use all the features of our website if you disable cookies.

The Information Commissioner’s Office provides further information about cookies and how to control them.