What is a cookie?
Definition from ICC UK Cookie Guide April 2012: Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie.
Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org * and www.youronlinechoices.eu *. For a video about cookies visit www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies *
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie Guide**. A list of all the cookies used on this website by category [as defined in the guide mentiond] is set out below.
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**April 2012 Edition. Please check for latest version.