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.
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Offer you a customised web service
Continually improve our websites for you
Collect any personal information
You can find more information about cookies at:
www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu
For a useful video about cookies, please view this helpful online guide from Google.
(ICC UK Cookie guide, April 2012)