As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. Firstly cookies can allow extra features such as shopping carts. Secondly the likes of Google Analytics allows those running a site to understand how it is used and so how they can improve the user experience.
However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and perhaps on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.
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Cookies can’t actually ‘do’ anything. They cannot make copies of themselves nor can they scan, read or modify anything on your device. It is technically impossible for cookies to read personal information. Cookies simply allow a website to recognise users when they return to the website. They can only ever be read or edited by the website that originally created them.
Session cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser and persistent cookies remain on your device after the browser is closed (for example to remember your user preferences when you return to the site).
This site only uses the Google Analytics cookies. These, non essential to the functioning of the site cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to help us improve our site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.