WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a tiny information file that is downloaded onto your computer, tablet or smartphone when you access a website.
WHAT ARE COOKIES FOR?
- Speed up and simplify the interaction between users and the website
- Remember user preferences during and between visits
- Provide essential functionality (e.g. a shopping bag if the website is an online shop)
- Give the website owner useful user statistics to help them better understand their audience
- Perform numerous other functions such as enhanced security
Our site, like many, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video.
- Videos powered by Vimeo (read about how
- Social website links. When you like, share, or click
through to a social media profile cookies may be set by Facebook,
Twitter, and Instagram. The privacy implications on this will vary from social
network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you
have chosen on these networks. Here are the cookie policies for: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.
names or email addresses.
- Only the information that you provide, or the choices you
make while visiting a website, can be stored in a cookie.
- Allowing a website to create a cookie does not give it,
or any other website, access to the rest of your computer.
Most web browsers such as Chrome, Safari, Edge, Internet Explorer and Firefox etc. enable you to allow, delete, block and otherwise control cookies.
The Aboutcookies.org website is a useful resource on all things cookie-related and tells you how to control and delete cookies.