They’re small text files that are placed on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit a website.
Cookies are designed to help the site provide a better and safer user experience. They are most widely used by websites to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymous tracking of data to third party applications like Google Analytics.
As a rule, cookies are usually in place to make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable or delete them. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the aboutcookies.org.uk website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.
Cookies allow us monitor traffic between servers and identify how quickly our site loads for different people. Cookies also help define the ratio and dimensions of your screen and windows to see know whether you’ve enabled high contrast mode, so that we can render our site correctly.