What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that’s stored on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit a website.

Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser. These are known as session cookies. Others remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your cache. These are known as persistent cookies and enable us to remember things about you as a returning visitor.

Cookies and personal information

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Alternatively, you can search the internet for other independent information on cookies.

How we use cookies

If you delete cookies relating to this website we will not remember things about you, including your cookie preferences, and you will be treated as a first-time visitor the next time you visit the site.

We use cookies to:

• Provide products and services that you request.

• Give you a better online experience and monitor performance of the website.

• Help us make our website more relevant to you.

We have always used cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. As part of a change in legislation, we are required to provide detailed information on what cookies are, how we use them as well as asking for your consent to use them.

How to disable cookies via your browser

You can follow the links below depending on the browser you are using in order to manage your cookies settings.

• Internet Explorer

• Google Chrome

• Mozilla Firefox

• Apple Safari