We sometimes place small data files on your computer. These are known as cookies. Most websites do this.
They improve things by:
- Remembering settings, so you don't have to keep re-entering them.
- Remembering information you've given.
- Measuring how you use the website so we can make improvements.
Our cookies do not hold personally identifiable information. They're only used to make the site work better for you. To learn more about cookies, and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org
Extract from AboutCookies.org
"On 26th May 2011, new laws came into force in the UK that affects most websites. If cookies are used on a site, the Privacy and Electronic (EC Directive)(Amendment) Regulations 2011 (UK Regulations) provide that certain information must be given to that site's visitors and the user must give his or her consent to the placing of the cookies.
The UK Regulations implements into UK law provisions the amended E-Privacy Directive of 2009. The Directive required that the new laws be implemented into the laws of all EU Member States by 25th May 2011. The UK is only one of three member states to meet this deadline."