A cookie is a small file stored on your computer or device, which enables our website to identify your computer or device as you view our website pages. Cookies allow websites to store your preferences and track how websites are used.
Record website usage data
Test content on our website
Recognise when you return to our website
enable a service to recognise your computer so you don’t have to give the same information several times during one task
recognise that you have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested
analyse anonymous data to help us understand how people interact with the site so we can make it better
What do cookies look like?
If you click on a cookie you’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the website server that gave you the cookie.
We use a variety of cookies. Our site is built using Drupal. Drupal places cookies on your computer to make sure it functions the way it should. Other cookies we use include:
LuckyOrange – this is a tool that allows us to gain insight into all areas of the site’s usability.
For information on how to restrict or block cookies on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.
Alternatively, you will also find details on how to restrict or delete cookies on a wide variety of browsers, as well as more general information about cookies, on the About Cookies website.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the way our website works for you.