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Cookies

This policy should be read in conjunction with our Terms of Use.

Information about our use of cookies

  • ‘Cookies’ are small amounts of data sent in a text file from a web server to your web browser which help operators understand more about the way in which you use a website. The information collected through cookies on our website is only used by Google Analytics to help us analyse how you use the website.
  • Two types of cookie may be used on the website, “session” or “persistent”. Session cookies are used to maintain the state of the connection between the web server and your computer enabling you, once you are logged in, to move between web pages on the same website without having to keep logging in. Session cookies are deleted at the end of the browsing session.
  • Persistent cookies are stored on the hard disk of your computer, unless you have configured your web browser not to accept cookies. Persistent cookies can be used for authenticating users and maintaining specific information about users, such as site preferences and to provide the website owner with information about how users use their site.
  • If you would prefer not to accept cookies then you can alter your settings within your web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox). Please visit the help section within your browser for instructions on how to do this.
  • Please note that if you do not permit cookies to be used we may not be able to offer you an online service.

How to manage cookies

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. Before you change your cookie settings, it’s important to note that blocking all cookies may prevent you from entering many websites.

Chrome

From the Chrome menu in the top right corner of the browser, select Settings.

At the bottom of the page, click Show advanced settings….

Under Privacy, select Content settings….

  1. To manage cookie settings, check or uncheck the options under “Cookies”.
  2. To view or remove individual cookies, click All cookies and site data…and hover the mouse over the entry. Select the X that appears next to the cookie to remove it.
  3. To delete all cookies, clickAll cookies and site data… and select Remove all.

Firefox

From the Tools menu, select Options. If the menu bar is hidden, press Alt to make it visible.

At the top of the window that appears, click Privacy.

To manage cookie settings, from the drop-down menu under “History”, select Use custom settings for history. Enable or disable the settings by checking or unchecking the boxes next to each setting:

  1. To allow sites to set cookies on your computer, select Accept cookies from sites. To specify which sites are always or never allowed to use cookies, click Exceptions.
  2. To accept third-party cookies, check Accept third-party cookies. In the “Keep until:” drop-down menu, select the time period you wish to keep cookies on your computer.
  3. To specify how the browser should clear the private data it stores, check Clear history when Firefox closes. Click Check the items to be cleared when you close Firefox.
  4. To view or remove individual cookies, click remove individual cookies.
  5. To remove all cookies, from the History menu, select clear your recent history.Click the arrow next to “Details” to expand the menu, check the items you want to clear, and then click Clear Now.

Internet Explorer

From the Tools menu, or the Tools drop-down at the upper right, select Internet Options. If the menu bar is hidden, press Alt to make it visible.

  1. To manage cookie settings, select the Privacytab and click Advanced. To override the automatic cookie settings, click Override automatic cookie handling and then make your selections using the radio buttons.
  2. To view or remove individual cookies, select the General Under “Browsing history”, click Settings. Select either View objectsor View files.
  3. To delete all cookies, under “Browsing history”, click … Check Cookies and then click Delete.

This content is adapted from Microsoft Help and Support article 278835.
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Safari

Note: To determine the version of Safari you’re using, from the Safari menu, select About Safari.

Safari 5.1 and later

In Safari, from the Safari menu, select Preferences….

In the Safari preferences window, click Privacy.

  1. To manage cookie settings, next to “Block cookies”, select From third parties and advertisers, Always, or Never.
  2. To view or remove individual cookies, click Select the cookie to delete and click Remove.
  3. To delete all cookies, select Remove All Website Data…In the window that appears, select Remove Now.

Safari 5.0.x and earlier

In Safari, from the Safari menu, select Preferences….

In the Safari preferences window, click Security.

  1. To manage cookie settings, next to “Accept Cookies:”, select Alwaysor Only from sites you navigate to. To disable cookies, select Never.
  2. To view and delete individual cookies, click Show Cookies. In the sheet that drops down, you can browse the list of cookies on your computer.
  3. To delete all cookies, click Show Cookies. In the window that appears, select Remove All.