A cookie is information stored on your computer by a website you visit. This may be in one small file or several small files.

Cookies tend to store any settings for a website, such as your preferred language or location. When you return to the site, the cookie is used to present the website with information customized to fit your needs.

Cookies can store a wide range of information, which includes personally identifiable information (such as your name, home address, email address or telephone numbers). However, this information can only be stored if you provide it – reputable websites will not be able to gain access to information you do not provide. Equally, they cannot access other files on your computer.

By default, the activities of storing and sending cookies are invisible to you.

If you are not happy with a websites’ use of cookies, you can delete cookies after visiting or use your browser’s anonymous settings when visiting a site. For the common browsers these are

  • ‘Incognito’ in Chrome,
  • ‘InPrivate’ in Internet Explorer,
  • ‘Private Browsing’ in Firefox and Safari

Alternatively, you can set your browser not to accept cookies, although be aware many features of most web sites won’t function properly as a result.

The following links may also be helpful in guiding you through changing your cookie settings, or you can use the Help option in your browser:

It should be noted that disabling cookies can the reduce the quality of your experience, when visiting a website.

We are compliant to the latest EU Cookie Directive.