Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
The following explains the cookies we use and why:
This cookie is used to login individual users when they access the secure areas of our website.
This cookie is used to identify individual users when they access the secure areas of our website.
These cookies are used by Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use this information to compile reports to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where vistors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
You can find an overview of the privacy of these on the Google website at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.