What are cookies?
Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are downloaded on to your computer or mobile phone when you visit a website. Some are stored on your device just for the duration of your visit to the website, others are stored for longer.
Which cookies do we use?
We use the following cookies:
First party cookies [cookies set by our website]
aspsession [deleted when you close your browser]
We use these cookies to help us make our website work better for you, for example to help us deal with website errors, and manage access to different parts of the website and visitor preferences.
Third party cookies [cookies not set directly by us, but placed on your computer by another website or domain when you visit our website]
These Google Analytics cookies are in use on our website:
__utma [expires after 2 years]
__utmb [expires after 30 minutes]
__utmz [expires after 6 months]
These cookies collect information about how people in general use our website, for instance the number of visitors to the website, which search engines or websites people use to find our website, how long users stay on the website and which pages they visit.
You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Cookies on other websites
How you can control cookies
You can delete all of the cookies already on your computer, and you can set most browsers to stop them being placed on your computer. Please refer to your browser help pages to find out how to do this. You can find out more from one of websites listed in the next section.
More information about cookies
Links to other websites:
- Cookies – advice for members of the public [ICO website - the Information Commissioner’s Office]
Links on this website:
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