A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic, or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor the pages you find useful and those you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
You can disable cookies through the browser (see for example this information from Aboutcookies.org ).
Please note: if you refuse and/or delete cookies, you can not always use all the website’s features. In addition, the refusing or deleting cookies only affects the computer and browser with which you perform this operation. If you use multiple computers, public student computers and/or browsers, you need to repeat the above operation(s) as many times as necessary. More information about enabling and disabling and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions, or by using the ‘Help’ function of your browser.