Cookies make websites work better
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites or sometimes by emails. They provide useful information to companies; this information contributes to the ongoing development of the website in line with customer demands. They also make sure you can use our handy calculators on our website, use our social links and remember any preferences you may wish to set. For us, cookies help us to analyse how our customers interact with our sites so we can make improvements and in general make the website work better for everyone. We use three types of cookies on our websites
• Session cookies that are deleted after each visit.
• Persistent cookies that remain in place across multiple visits to our sites.
• Third party cookies that are used by our approved business partners.
Some of these cookies are essential and some are optional.
Certain cookies are necessary in order for you to use our websites. These are used ‘in-session’ each time you visit and then expire when you leave the site. They’re not stored on your computer and they don’t contain any personal data. However, you can delete them via your browser if you wish to, but this will restrict the functions that you’re able to carry out on our sites. For more information about how to disable cookies in your browser please visit the www.aboutcookies.org website.
Here’s a list of essential cookies and how we use them:
Some cookies are optional
These cookies are usually supplied by our business partners and help us to filter out irrelevant messages or pop-ups and to make sure that we only send you information that’s interesting and relevant to you.
Here’s a list of optional cookies and how they’re used:
You can accept or block cookies.
These cookies make it quicker and easier for you to access sites on subsequent visits that use Flash technology. Deleting them means you may have to re-enter information each time you visit the same site. But just like any cookie, you can delete Flash cookies by going to the Settings Manager for your Adobe Flash Player. You will be taken to the Adobe website, which lists the websites with the cookies in your browser. Just click Delete opposite the relevant website.
Find out more
You’ll find more information about cookies at www.aboutcookies.org, which gives details on how to delete cookies from your computer. For information on how to do this on your mobile phone browser, please see your handset manual.