Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about your activity on a website. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of a website if you do so.
First Party Cookies
First party cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot be accessed by other servers, which means they cannot be used to track your movements around the web.
Third Party Cookies
Third party cookies are added by scripts added to the website, examples include Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Although they do identify a user’s computer, cookies do not personally identify customers or passwords.
Strictly necessary cookies – These are cookies that are essential to the operation of our website.
Analytical/performance cookie – We measure visitors to our website using Google Analytics. This records what pages you view, how you arrived at our site and some basic information about your computer. All that information is anonymous.
Functionality cookies – These cookies are used to remember choices you may have made on the site such as storing your recently viewed articles for your reference.
You may review or change the cookies you accept within your browser settings. You can block cookies at any time through your browser. However, if your browser settings restrict or block cookies, this can limit the functionality of the websites you visit.
If you would like to learn more about cookies or find useful information about controlling cookies on your specific browser visit https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies/