Cookies are small pieces of data sent from a website and stored on a visitor's browser. They are typically used to keep track of settings you've selected and actions taken on a site.
There are two types of cookies:
Session (transient) cookies: These cookies are erased when you close your browser, and do not collect information from your computer. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.
Persistent (permanent or stored) cookies: These cookies are stored on your hard drive until they expire (at a set expiration date) or until you delete them. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific site
The cookies used on our websites have been categorised based on the guidelines found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. We use the following categories on our website:
Category 1 — Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential to enable you to browse around our websites.
Category 2 — Performance Cookies
These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
Category 3 — Functionality Cookies
These cookies allow our websites to remember choices you make while browsing, The information these cookies collect will not personally identify you.
PC - if you want to disable cookies in the Chrome web browser, open Chrome. at the top right, click More then settings. Go to Privacy and security, and choose to block cookies
Mac - if you want to disable cookies in the Safari web browser, go to Preferences and then to the Privacy pane and choose to block cookies.
For other browsers, check with your provider to find out how to disable cookies.