What are cookies?
Cookies are text files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you access a website. As you browse, cookies gather and store some information about the way you use that website.
Cookies allow the website to recognise your device each time you visit and also perform essential functions to improve how the website works.
Different types of cookies
Session cookies allow websites to track your movements from page to page and are used for a number of reasons, such as allowing you to login securely and protect your personal information. These cookies are usually erased when you close your web browser.
Persistent cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device between browser sessions for a pre-defined amount of time. These allow the website to remember user information or settings.
Functional cookies can be either session or persistent cookies and can be delivered by a first or third party. They remember information such as usernames or settings and may allow the website to display important alerts.
Tracking and social cookies
These cookies can be either session or persistent cookies, and are delivered by a first or third party. They are not essential but may improve your experience with us.
We use a combination of the cookies to deliver a secure and personalised and full featured user experience when using our website and applications. We may also use them for reporting and analytics.
We may use cookie information to display targeted advertisements or content on our websites, and also on third party networks and websites.
You can control how cookies are used on your computer or device by changing your browser settings.
How to block or delete cookies