Cookies, Terms &
We recently carried out a Cookie audit of the site and the
details of that can be downloaded
your user experience by enabling the website to 'remember' you,
either for the duration of your visit (using a 'session cookie') or
for repeat visits (using a 'persistent cookie').
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate
between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally
improving your experience of a website. Cookies make the
interaction between you and the website faster and easier. If a
every time you move to a new page on the site - for example, when
you enter your login details and move to another page it won't
recognise you and it won't be able to keep you logged in.
their advertising or marketing messages based for example, on your
location and/or browsing habits.
What is in a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer
or mobile device by a website's server and only that server will be
able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie
is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous
information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some
digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like
your preferences or what's in your shopping basket.
What to do if you don't want cookies to be
Some people find the idea of a website storing information on
their computer or mobile device a bit intrusive, particularly when
this information is stored and used by a third party without them
knowing. Although this is generally quite harmless you may not, for
example, want to see advertising that has been targeted to your
interests. If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all
cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but
you need to be aware that you might lose some functions of that
Some useful sites if you want to change your browser