A Cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the Cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. The information stored in a Cookie can only be read by the website that placed the Cookie or other sites that it has agreed to share information with. A Cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the Cookie has come; the "lifetime" of the Cookie; and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
To see how Cookies used on this website are categorised, to control the Cookies used and to see how long the Cookies last, please see our Cookies Management Tool.
A list of the Cookies used on this website is below: