What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file that is placed on your computer by websites that you visit.
The purpose of the cookie is to allow a website to remember your device and how you interacted with the website, which is useful for a number of different purposes.
- cookies can be used to remember username and password information so that you don’t have to re-enter all of your login information every time you visit a site you frequently log in to
- cookies can be used to remember your preferences such as volume settings you have selected while using the website in the past
These are the cookies we use and their purpose:
Session cookie: A session cookie, also known as an in-memory cookie, exists only in temporary memory while the user navigates the website. This is classed as an unobtrusive cookie and expires after closing the browsing session.
Persistent cookie: A persistent cookie, also known as a stored cookie, is a cookie that is stored on the user’s hard drive until it expires. Persistent cookies within this site are set with an expiration date of 10 months or until the user deletes the cookie.
Google Analytics Tracking Cookies: These cookies help us to measure how the user interacts with the website content and how the user navigates between the web pages. This is classed as a first-party anonymous cookie only used for analytical purposes.