What is a cookie?
A “cookie” is a small piece of data that a website can send to your browser, and then is stored on your system. Cookies expire after you close your browser (session cookie) or cookies can have expiry dates that determine how long they stay in your browser (persistent cookies). For example, cookies enable us to identify your device using a sessionID, securing your access to our site. Cookies also can be used to store language settings or to analyse visitor behaviour.
Cookies can be removed in two ways: automatically, when the browser is closed/when they expire or by manually deleting them. Click here for information about how you can manage and delete your cookies.
The cookies we use
We use Marketing and Google Analytics cookies on our site to enable us to track visitor behavior and measure site performance. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that visitors can find what they are looking for easily..
More information about Google Analytics cookies can be found at:
More information on the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them is set out below.
Functional cookies are used to temporarily store information about users. These cookies do not collect information from the user’s computer, and do not identify the user. We use the following session cookies:
These cookies are set by our hosting provider to help load pages efficiently by routing users to the same server consistently.
Until the browser is closed.
Analytics, Marketing and Third Party Cookies
Google Analytics cookie, used to distinguish users.
Used to throttle request rate.
Google Analytics cookie, used for tracking user journey from page to page on site.