A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your computer or mobile device when you access some websites. Cookies enable a website to recognise your device and help your browser navigate the site by allowing you to log in automatically and remember any settings you choose during previous visits.
Cookies do not harm your computer.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but these can be blocked. This can be done by changing the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Bear in mind though that if you change your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
To check which browser you use:
PC – go to ‘Help’ and select the ‘About’ option
Mac – click on the Apple menu within the browser and select the ‘About’ option
Then follow the instructions below to check if you have cookies enabled on your computer:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6,7,8 and 9
Safari on OSX
Mozilla and Netscape on OSX
Microsoft Internet Explorer on OSX
The following cookies are used on our site:
If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, please visit www.aboutcookies.org – please note that this is an external website.