A website cookie is very small file that is downloaded onto a device when a user visits certain websites. These are sent back to the original website on each individual visit. Cookies are used by websites as they allow a website to recognise a user’s device or web browser so the online experience can be as optimal as possible.
Our Cookie Use
The cookies on our website are set by us although some can be set by our partners, which are either session or persistent cookies. Session cookies remember the information from one page to another before they are automatically removed when you end your session on the website. Persistent cookies enable our site to recognise you when you return and these are saved onto your computer until they are either deleted or expire. Persistent cookies that are on your computer will not be stored for longer than two years from the date of your last website visit.
For an overview on the cookie management within the most commonly used browsers you can find more information here: cookiepedia.co.uk.