What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that a website will put on your device. Some of these send information back to the website. They cannot affect your device, but they can collect information that can be used to enhance the site. For example, a cookie can remember the pages that you have visited and how long you stayed on the page.
These are known as ‘session’ cookies, which expire as soon as you leave the site. Some cookies enable sites to work, while others help us learn about what people are browsing for.
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits. They remember if you have visited our website, which pages you looked at, how long you stayed on each page. They enable us to ensure that the content we provide on our site, is aligned to your browsing habits. For example, to ensure that we update the products and services that you have shown an interest in.
How you can control cookies
If cookies are disabled on your device you will still be able to use most of this site. However, it may limit what you can do.
How you manage your cookies depends on your browser. To find out which browser you use:
- PC: open your browser and go to the Help menu and then click on the About option.
- Apple Macintosh: open your browser and go to the Apple menu and then click on the About option.
- Mobile device: check your settings.
If you would prefer to restrict or block cookies and/or delete any you may already have then to learn out how to accept/view/delete cookies you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org which explains in detail how they can work and can be managed.