Privacy statement

Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or mobile device by the websites you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently.

We use cookies to control our websites’ functions, to keep statistics and for session management. We do not store any personal information in cookies. Examples of how we use cookies include:

  • recognising your computer so you don't have to give the same information several times

  • recognising that you may already have given a username and password

  • measuring how many people are using our websites, so we can make improvements.

Cookies are also set when you:

  • click on social networking buttons in our pages such as facebook and twitter

  • watch videos

  • register for services

  • take part in online surveys

If you do not want to accept cookies, your browser can be set to automatically reject them or to inform you every time a website asks to store a cookie. You can also delete previously stored cookies.

You can find out more about cookies and how to manage them on the GOV.UK website