What is a cookie?
A “cookie” is a text file containing small amounts of information which is stored on your computer, tablet or mobile (device) when you visit a website.
There are different types of cookies which are used to do different things, such as letting you navigate from page to page on a website efficiently, remembering preferences you have given a website, and improving your overall experience. Others are used to measure the number of site visits and the most popular pages visited, and may be used to provide you with advertising which is more tailored to your interests.
Some cookies are placed on your computer only for the duration of your visit to a website and these are called “session” cookies. These automatically expire when you close down your browser. There is another type of cookie known as “persistent”. These cookies remain on your device for a period of time.
Please note that cookies can’t harm your computer. We don’t store personally identifiable information in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of this website.
We are giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and so that you can manage cookies as required.
If you would like more information on cookies please visit: www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/
The cookies we use cannot be used to identify you personally.
These pieces of information that we gather are used in the following ways:
- Some pages on this site may also contain content embedded from, for example Vimeo, which sets its own cookies to track traffic to that particular video.