A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your device so that a website can remember information about your visit. A cookie will typically contain the name of the website that create it, a time period for which it is valid, and a value, which is often a randomly generated and unique number.
- To collect statistics about your use of our website, such as when you last visited the site. This information is used to improve the user experience on our website.
- To ensure a persistent connection with the same web server in the load balancing pool.
- To stop you being asked to log on repeatedly during your visit.
Third party cookies
Some third party services embedded within this website set their own cookies. These are known as third party cookies because they are not set by our website. We have no control over third party cookies.
How to enable or disable cookies
We recommend that you allow all cookies set by this site as they help us provide you with a better service. If you decide to disable our cookies then you may not be able to access certain parts of our website. Information about how to enable or disable cookies is available on the All About Cookies website.