Cookies are information packets sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browser.
The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
When you use this website, you may also be sent the following third party cookies, which may be used for the following purposes:
In order to boost our site's performance, and protect it from security threats, we route our DNS through CloudFlare; and this cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to (anonymously) distinguish users from each other.
These cookies are set by Google Analytics, and tell us how many people visit the website, how they arrived at the site, what pages they visit, what web browsers they are using to view pages etc. They cannot identify you personally.=
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking 'Tools', 'Internet Options', 'Privacy', and selecting 'Block all cookies' using the sliding selector. In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking 'Tools', 'Options' and 'Privacy'. Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of this.