8.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
8.2 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
8.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
9. Cookies that we use
10. Cookies used by our service providers
10.2 We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our
website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of
cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create
10.3 We may publish Google AdSense interest-based
advertisements on our website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your
interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour on our
website and on other websites across the web using cookies. You can view,
delete or add interest categories associated with your browser by
You can also opt out of the AdSense partner network cookie using those settings
or using the Network Advertising Initiative’s multi-cookie opt-out mechanism http://optout.networkadvertising.org.
cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that
an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you may wish to
consider using the Google browser plug-ins available at: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996
11. Managing cookies
11.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links: