What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers which may be stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer (or other electronic device) when you access a website.
We also use cookie technology to ensure that, where you have registered for any of our online services, we maintain your confidentiality and security as you move through secure, or password protected areas of the Website.
Which cookies do we use on our website?
Some of the cookies we use are temporary and only remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the Website. Other cookies remain in the cookie file of your browser for a longer period of time.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you leave a comment on our website, you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
We work with third party suppliers who may also set cookies on our Website. These third party suppliers are responsible for the cookies they set on our site. If you want further information, please go to the website for the relevant third party. You will also find additional information below:
What is the nature of the cookie-derived information we collect?
How to turn off cookies
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may lose some of the functionality of this Website.
For further information about cookies and how to disable them, please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: