A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on your computer or mobile phone when you visit a website. They are helpful because they help to make a website work better for a user.
We use Google Analytics on our website to show us useful statistics about the number of visitors using our website. Google Analytics sets is own cookies which enable the service to work. More information can be found on Google's Page here.
This is a session cookie, it enables us to pass information from page to page during your visit to our website, the cookie is deleted after you leave the website.
This cookie is used to record if a user has seen and closed the cookie notice we show on our website. This prevents it being shown to people who have already seen it (If you delete your cookies and come back to this website you will see the notice again).
All major web browsers have the ability to see if cookies are used and if they are blocked entirely, the links below contain instructions on how to do this for the major web browsers.
Note: disabling cookies can affect the ability of most websites and certain features will no longer work