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A cookie is a small file sent from a website, which is stored by your web browser. When you return to the website the information in the cookie can be used to recognise your last session.
Cookies can't install malicious software such as viruses on your device, whether that’s a computer or a mobile phone. They don't store any of your personal data or account information.
There are two sources of cookies:
Cookies stay on your device for different periods of time.
We use three types of cookies on our website:
1. essential cookies
2. analytics and customisation cookies
3. functionality and performance cookies
There's more information about these in the table below.
You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies.
You can block cookies from our website by following the opt-out links in the table below or by changing your internet browser settings. You can also use a third-party tool to manage cookies.
To change your browser settings please follow the instructions provided by your browser provider. These are normally located within the 'Help', 'Tools' or 'Edit' menus.
Using the third party opt-out links in the table below may not delete the cookie from your browser. It may simply stop the cookie from being sent to your computer in future.
If you want to delete cookies you’ll need to set up your browser to delete them when the browser is closed.
|Type of cookie||Source||Purpose||Expiry||How to block|
• Necessary for the operation of our website
|• Should be deleted when you close your browser as long as it’s set up to delete them automatically||
• Set your browser to reject cookies or
|Analytics and customisation cookies||NEST||
• Help us to understand how our website is being used
• Most will expire when you close your browser as long as it’s set up to delete them automatically
• Change your browser settings to reject them or
|Functionality and performance cookies||YouTube, owned by Google||
• YouTube uses Adobe Flash files which are also called Flash cookies
• Flash cookies are stored indefinitely unless your browser is set up to automatically delete them
• Disable cookies by following instructions at Google
For more information visit Internet browser cookies - what they are and how to manage them or go to www.youronlinechoices.co.uk