What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files which contain information about your internet usage that is held in your browser or on your computer’s hard drive. There are different types of cookie: some are essential for the site to operate properly, whereas others are aimed at enhancing and personalising your user experience. Cookies can help us to understand how visitors are interacting with our sites, which helps us to improve sites and to deliver better services to you.
What types of cookies do we use?
1.Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential to enable you to move around our sites and use their features. Without these cookies, we cannot provide some of the basic functionalities of our sites.
These cookies are used to monitor the use of our sites. These cookies collect information about how visitors use our sites, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and the pages that they don’t. This helps us to understand and improve our sites, so they are easier to use and include helpful content. They also allow us to fix bugs or glitches on our sites.
We use Google Analytics to track general usage of our sites. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies visitors, so we can’t identify you individually. Google provide a tool if you wish to opt out of Google Analytics.
These cookies allow our sites to remember the choices you make as you browse the site. They provide more enhanced and personal features. The information collected is anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other sites once you leave our sites.
How to control cookies
You can turn cookies off at any time by going into your browser settings, however this may have a detrimental effect on your user experience.
If you have any concerns about the cookies we use, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.