On 26 May 2011 UK Legislation came into force, requiring website owners to gain permission from visitors before saving and accessing Cookies on their computers. This legislation became law on 26th May 2012.
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the
originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie.
Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s
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Cookies carry out differnent functions, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.
They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
Cookies have been classified by The International Chamber of Commerceand defined into four categories listed opposite.
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