For those of you who are new to cookies of the non-edible kind – cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They can improve your experience of using a website, for example, by remembering your preference settings and tracking your use of a website so that it can be improved to meet your needs.
In certain jurisdictions, including the European Union, websites must get consent to send cookies to your computer or mobile device (by which we mean the kind of cookie described above – not the edible kind) unless the cookies are strictly necessary to provide services to you.
You can set your cookie preferences using your browser. Many browsers provide information regarding cookies through their ‘Help’ menu, and additional information may be found online.
Unless the cookie is a strictly necessary cookie, you can withdraw your consent to our cookies at any time even if you have previously consented. Although, please do remember that if you do not consent to our functionality cookies, parts of our websites will not work. For example, you may not be able to watch our videos. For this reason we may occasionally send you prompts which allow you to consent to a cookie you have previously rejected.
The table below explains what cookies we use on our websites, which of our websites we use them on, why we use them and whether they are strictly necessary or another type of cookie e.g. “functionality” or “performance” cookies. We also state in the table whether a cookie is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. The difference is that:
Persistent cookies remain on your device between browsing sessions. They are activated each time you visit the website that created that particular cookie. For example, where a “persistent cookie” is used on a website to remember your log-in details, you will not need to enter those details each time you visit that website.
Session cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when you open the browser window and finishes when you close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.