What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that our website picks up when you visit our home page. It allows information to be stored, or information to be accessed that is already stored on your computer, smart phone, iPad etc, with the aim of gathering data about you, as a user.
The cookie stores information that can be used for analysis. It could, for example, be counting the number of visitors, or where in the country a visitor comes from.
Cookies can, to a limited extent, collect data that can be attributed to the individual user.
Cookies are important for a website to work optimally, to continuously improve the experience for you as a user.
We use Google Analytics to analyse how all our users use the website. The collected information about usage (traffic data and IP address), is sent to and saved on Google's servers.
How long are the cookies stored for?
Cookies delete themselves after a certain number of months (this varies according to the type of cookie), but every time a user visits our website, the cookie is renewed.
How do you reject a cookie?
How to delete accepted cookies
You can control whether you want to delete cookies that you have already accepted: you do that in the settings of the browser on your computer, phone or tablet. You decide whether you want to delete all cookies or control them individually for each website. You can make individual settings in your browser settings.