Cookies are small text files that websites place on the computers and mobile devices of people who visit those websites. These files are then read by the website each time you return to the site. These text files allow a website to remember your device and how you interacted with the website, which is useful for a number of different purposes.
Other technologies that are similar include web beacons, action tags, local shared objects (‘flash cookies’) and single-pixel gifs. These can be used to monitor users’ actions and activities, as well as to store information about them.
We use these cookies and/or similar technologies on this website for the following purposes:
- To evaluate our audience size and usage pattern.
- To store information about your preferences, allowing us customise our site according to your individual interests.
- To increase the speed of searches.
- To recognise preferences when revisiting our site.
You’ll be able to change your cookie preferences in your web browser. You’ll be given the option to accept, refuse or delete cookies from your browser history at all times. You can also choose to browse the internet on an incognito window (Ctrl+Shift+N), which allows you to browse without storing local data on your computer.