Types of cookies

Broadly speaking there are four different types of cookie:

Session cookies these are temporary and are deleted as soon as you close your browser.Strictly necessary cookies are essential to navigate around some websites and use their features. Without them, basic services like shopping baskets and e-billing wouldn’t function.

Functionality cookies permit users to alter how a website looks to them: they can remember usernames, language preferences and regions, and can be used to provide more personal services like local weather reports and traffic news.

Third party cookies are often used to research the use of the website and activities on it. These cookies would not contain any personal information that others could read and understand.

Cookies on this site: This site makes use of session cookies. Accepting or rejecting cookies. Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their computer or mobile device a bit intrusive, particularly when this information is stored and used by a third party without them knowing. The Interactive Advertising Bureau has produced a series of web pages which explain how cookies work and how you can accept or reject them. You can also refer to your internet browser’s help section for specific instructions on how to manage cookies. You can configure your internet browser to warn you each time a new cookie is about to be stored on your computer so that you may make a decision whether to accept or reject it.

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