What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows us to recognise and remember you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive or tablet or mobile device. When you visit our sites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.
What types of cookies do we use?
Essential – cookies that are essential to provide you with services you have requested. These include the cookies that make it possible for you to keep your settings like closing the Cookie Consent text block. If you set your browser to block these cookies, then these functions and services will not work for you or will work for you partially.
Performance - cookies which measure how often you visit our sites and how you use them. We use this information to get a better sense of how our users engage with our collection and to improve our site, so that users have a better experience. For example, we collect information about which of our pages are most frequently visited, and by which types of users. We use third-party cookies to help with performance. For example, the Google Analytics cookie gives us information such as your journey between pages and whether you have downloaded anything (details of how to opt out of it are below).
How to manage cookies
It is possible to stop your browser from accepting cookies altogether by changing your browser’s cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. The following links may be helpful, or you can use the “Help” option in your browser.