Cookies we use
Cookies are messages given to a web browser/server asking permission to sit on the hard drive of a computer. Once the computer accepts, a text file is stored which helps to analyse visits/traffic to that individual site.
Cookies help to offer an improved website by observing which pages users find most useful. It is important to note that cookies do not give access to computers, or any of the information on them or the data the computer has shared with the website. Some further uses include:
- The website is able to monitor how many users are on the website, helping to improve the speed of the service in the future.
- Cookies can be used to detect pages that are being used, helping to analyse site traffic data and to improve the website based on the needs of the user. The information is used for analysis purposes only and is then removed.
Disabling cookies on your browser
If you choose not to receive cookies, you can make changes to your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are requested, giving you the option not to accept them. You can also update your settings to delete the cookies that your computer has already received.