What are cookies and local storage?
Cookies are very small files which are stored on your computer when you visit a website. Local storage is another way websites can store data in your browser.
Cookies are sent back and forth between your internet browser and the website's server, which is what allows your internet browser to remember which actions you have made. Cookies and local storage cannot carry viruses or install malware on your computer.
This website uses local storage to store your consent to us using these mechanisms, and also to store a login token if you use any of the areas of this website which require a login. We do not store any personal information.
Through using this website, you may also receive third party cookies. These are used to improve the performance of this website. They are used to help us measure web traffic and track user journeys.
These cookies are all used by Google Analytics, YouTube and ClickDimensions in order to allow us to collect information about how visitors use the site. The data is anonymous, and is used solely for the purpose of improving the website for users.
Most internet browsers allow users to control the acceptance of cookies in the browser's settings. All About Cookies can tell you how to configure these settings on a number of popular browsers.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
This page is kept under regular review and last reviewed in 2019.