- To remember your details if you decide to log in to the website. The website uses a ‘session’ cookie to identify that you are logged in. This means you can navigate around the website without having to login again each time you visit a new page.
The cookie is destroyed when you log out of the website or when you close your browser, which is why we refer to it as a ‘session’ cookie.
- To monitor usage of the website, e.g. how many times pages have been visited, the browser types that visitors are using, length of visit, etc. These cookies do not store any information that would identify you personally.
The monitoring of the usage of the website helps us identify improvements to the design, functions and content of the website.