What are cookies?
Cookies are very small text files that may be placed on your computer or mobile device. They uniquely identify your browser. Cookies are used to allow sites and services to know whether you have visited a site before, and if so, what aspects of it you were using. This enables a site to assess how you, and users in general, are using the service. They also allow a site to help you navigate, save your preferences, and improve your browsing experience.
What types of cookies does this site use?
These first party cookies provide basic functionality that this website requires to function as expected. For example, a unique session ID allows us to recognise a user across different pages of the site.
These third party cookies provide anonymised technical and behavioural information that helps us develop and maintain the website. For example, what browser you are using, what pages you have visited, and what links you have clicked.
How long do they stay on my device?
Cookies will stay on your computer or mobile device for different lengths of time depending on whether they are 'persistent' or 'session' cookies. Session cookies stay on your device until you close your browser. Persistent cookies stay until they expire or are deleted by you.
How do I control cookies on my device?
You can control how your browser handles cookies within its settings.
Please note that if you disable cookies this and other websites may not function as expected.
What are first party and third party cookies?
First party cookies are those placed by us. Third party cookies are those placed by third party services that we use to make our website better. For example cookies set by third party service Google Analytics help us develop and maintain this website.