What are cookies?

Cookies are small files that websites save to your computer. They are here to make the site work better for you, and to help us understand how people use the website.

These cookies are not used to identify you personally but they can remember activities and preferences chosen by you and your browser.

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 is in your shopping basket.

Whilst the use of cookies is useful to our site, and enhances your experience of it, you are always in control of which sites can save cookies to your browser and can delete them at any time.