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 which pages you find useful and which 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.
All recent versions of popular browsers give the user control over the cookies they accept. You can set your browser up to accept/reject all cookies or accept/reject cookies for certain websites only. To learn more about how to you can take control of the cookies you accept visit allaboutcookies.org
OTHER COOKIES WE USE
You can find out more about the individual cookies we use below:
Google Analytics – This is used to collect information about how visitors use the site. The cookies collect information anonymously, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they have visited. We use this information to analyse how the site is used and to help us improve the site.
For further information: https://en-gb.facebook.com/help/cookies