What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that websites put on your computer or mobile device while you’re browsing. Cookies are used for many different purposes. For example, they can:
- help search engines remember that you want your search results in English
- help a website remember your preferences so that you don’t need to customise it every time
- help websites to deliver a better service by showing you the content most relevant to you identify and resolve errors
- analyse how well a website is performing.
The most common function of cookies is to remember bits of information that help make browsing the web easier and more hassle-free for you.
How are cookies used on this site?
We provide a information dialog at the top of the website when you first visit to prompt you that cookies are enabled on this site. They cannot be switched off just for this site but as you continue into the website and use certain features cookies may be set in the following areas:
- For Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to help improve the our support, content and the general user experience.