About cookies

What are cookies?

Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer (unless you have switched cookies off - see below). These cookies allow our website to distinguish your computer from others using the website at the same time. Cookies  also help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and may allow us to improve our site. Cookies can improve your browsing experience by:

  • remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering information you’ve given (e.g. your postcode) so you don’t need to keep entering it
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs.

Our cookies aren’t used to identify you as an individual person. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. In fact, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.

For a simple description of cookies see the simple wikipedia entry. For a full description see the full wikipedia entry.

Cookie settings for this site

If you go ahead and use the site by clicking links on it then we treat this as ”implied consent” for us to set cookies. You can still use the site without cookies being set, if you change your browser settings, but if you do this, some aspects of the site may not work properly.

How can you manage your cookies?

Browser settings: Most browsers can be altered to prevent your computer from accepting cookies, although this may mean that some of the features of th