Cookies are small pieces of information stored on your computer by the majority of websites online today.
This information most typically contains an identification number, unique to your computer; and while this does not identify you as a person (for example, we will store no personal information on you), it allows us to see what has interested you on our site on your previous visits. This enables us to personalise our site to show you the most relevant information next time you visit, which we think makes it easier for you to find what you're looking for.
Cookies also allow us to build anonymous statistics about which parts of our site are most and least popular, allowing us to improve our website; which is a good thing for everyone.
As of the 1st of January 2012 we use three types of cookie: