Cookies are nothing to be afraid of. Their main purpose is to allow the ability to prepare tailored web pages or to save site login information to make the whole experience better for you. They do not spy on data that is stored on your computer nor can they carry a virus.
We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report collective, anonymous statistics for the purposes of improving our service to you. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
Cookies enable us to:
- Improve your viewing experience, tailored to the device you are using to access our website
- Remember your preferences
- Direct you to the correct website, in the correct language (where appropriate)
- Speed up your searches
- Estimate our audience size and general usage patterns
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating a setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our website.