When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information (a cookie) that contains a unique, anonymous number. It does not contain any personal information.
A cookie is stored on your computer or device, for example mobile phone when you visit a website and is used to recognise any repeat visits that you make to that site.
Here is a list of cookies used on this site:
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Cookies and EU law
The law applying to cookies and similar technologies for storing information on websites changed on 26 May 2012.
The new law (e-Privacy Directive) requires all websites operating in the European Union (EU) to obtain consent from users before implementing cookies to capture online visitor information. Essentially, this means cookies can only be placed on machines if the user or subscriber has opted-in.