What are cookies?
Cookies are text files that are placed on your computer when you visit a website which identify your computer to the server. Cookies do not identify the individual user, just the computer used.
Cookies provide information to the website owner and some are essential to allow parts of the website to operate.
To find out more about cookies you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org
When you log into our sites, your computer will automatically be issued with a cookie.
To ensure you are fully informed about the cookies we are using, our sites are currently being independently audited by Cookie Reports Limited and this section will be updated following completion of the audit.
How you can control cookies
You have the opportunity to set your computer to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued or to choose not to receive cookies at any time. The last of these options may limit the sites’ operation and prevent you from accessing all functions/services of our sites.
For further information as to how to disable cookies, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=2
To find out more about cookies please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org
Across our website we may make use of flash files which present information, allow integration with third parties (such as YouTube) and can offer a richer online experience. We have strived to identify any Flash elements that are likely to set cookies but, at this point in time, we cannot guarantee the status of every Flash file. Adobe offers a tool to monitor, prevent and remove ‘flash cookies’ – more information is available from Adobe.