What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to here as a "device") browser from a website's server and is stored on your device's hard drive. Each website or third party service provider used by the website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website or third party service provider to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites or other third party service providers. A cookie 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 is a browser?
A browser is an application that allows you to surf the internet. The most common browsers are Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari. Most browsers are secure and offer quick and easy ways to delete information like cookies. Please see the section below Change your Browser Settings'
What do cookies do?
Cookies record information about your online preferences and allow us to tailor the websites to your interests. Information supplied by cookies can help us to analyse your use of our sites and help us to provide you with a better user experience. For example, you may choose to personalise the content of a website in order to see the latest news and weather for your region. In order to do this, a cookie is placed on your device to remember where you live so that we deliver the information that has been requested by you. This is a prime example of how cookies are used to improve your experience of a website.
Change your Browser Settings'
You can choose how cookies are handled by your device via your browser settings. The most popular browsers allow users to a) accept all cookies, b) to notify you when a cookie is issued, or c) to not receive cookies at any time. If you choose not to receive cookies at any time, the website may not function properly and certain services will not be provided, spoiling your experience of the website. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
How are cookies used on this website?
Optional, third-party cookies
If you choose not to allow them, these cookies will not be stored on your computer.
We use google analytics to record information about how many users are visiting this website, which content they're looking at, and what the capabilities of their devices are so we can provide you with the best possible content in future.
Facebook / Twitter / Google+
We allow these third-party services to set cookies on your computer that enable social features, for example, Like, Tweet This and Plus buttons.
Do you support the 'Do Not Track' header?
Certain browsers support a new initiative called Do Not Track. This allows you to set your preference for all websites, indicating that you do not want to accept cookies that are set for the purposes of tracking you, serving targeted advertising, or linking your behaviour online to your social network account.
This site fully supports Do Not Track. If your browser is configured to support Do Not Track, you will not see this message, and third party cookies listed above will not be set.
For more information on Do Not Track, see http://donottrack.us.
Do Not Track is not enabled for this browser.
Visit the Do Not Track website to learn how to enable it.