Cookies are small pieces of data that are downloaded to a user’s computer or mobile device when visiting a website. The user’s browser sends these cookies back to the website every time the website is visited by the same user, so the website can recognize the user in order to customize potential information and layout of the website. A cookie often includes a randomly generated number which is stored on the user’s device and many cookies are automatically deleted after the user finishes using the website. Cookies make using websites much smoother and affect lots of the useful features of websites.
Cookies on our website are used for the following purposes:
- To make sure it is possible to navigate through the website smoothly;
- To analyze the use of our website through analytics software such as Google Analytics.
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.
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