When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.
These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:
You can manage these small files yourself and learn more about them through Internet browser cookies - what they are and how to manage them (external link).
Below is further information on the cookie name, how the cookie information is used and the length of time a cookie is active.