What are Cookies
Cookies are files, which include unique identifiers. They are sent by web servers to web browsers, and may be exchanged with the server whenever the browser requests a page from the server.
Our cookies are used by our web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on our website, and we also use them to identify users returning to our website.
Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies.
A persistent cookie is sent by a web server to a web browser, this will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user). A session cookie will expire at the end of the user session when the web browser session is terminated.
Cookies on our website
We use both persistent cookies and session cookies on the website.
Our cookies do not personally identify you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. The cookies used on the website include those which are strictly necessary cookies for access and navigation and cookies that track usage (performance cookies). We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:
- to recognise your computer when you visit the website
- to track you as you navigate the website
- to improve the website’s usability
- to analyse the use of the website
- in the administration of the website