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- how you use the website.
Reject or delete cookies
Most often, cookies will be deleted when you close your browser (session cookies). You can also set cookies to expire to keep data for some time (persistent cookies). Persistent cookies are typically saved to your harddisk. Cookies will auto-delete after a specific number of months; however, they are renewed after each visit.
There are two types of cookies: first-party cookies and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are generatd by the website you visit. Third-party cookies are generated by a third party with embedded elements on the website you visit, e.g., website analysis programmes.
You can always decline cookies on your computer by changing its settings in your browser. Please note that if you decline cookies you will be unable to use a number of functions and services as they depend on the website being able to check your choices.
All browsers allow you to delete cookies one by one or all cookies at a time. Follow the links below for instructions - and remember that if you use more than one brower, you must delete cookies in all of them:
- Internet Explorer
- Mozilla Firefox
- Google Chrome
- Flash cookies (all browsers)
- iPhone, iPad and other Apple products
- Android telephones
- Windows 7 telephones
Google Analytics cookie (tracking of website traffic)
We use Google Analytics to track how visitors to our website use it - to allow us to optimise the experience. Click here to decline cookies from Google Analytics.