What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file which is downloaded to your device when you visit a website. The information it contains is sent back to the originating website as you move between pages, or sometimes to another website which recognises the cookie. You can read more about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu; or watch a video at www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies.
Which cookies do we use?
Below is a list of cookies that may be downloaded by this site, depending on which pages you visit.
__cfduid This cookie is associated with the security provider CloudFlare and is used to speed up page loading time. It also overrides any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a bunch of infected machines, but the visitor's machine is known and trusted, the cookie can override the security setting.
cb-enabled This cookie is associated with a free script which shows a cookie alert notice on a website. It is used to record when the user has dismissed the notice to prevent it re-appearing on return visits.
_ga This cookie is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics and is used to distinguishes unique visitors.
_gat This cookie is also associated with Google Universal Analytics and is used to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.