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Cookies

22 April 2012

Sorry we are not talking about the chocolate chip ones here ūüôĀ¬†

You should have noticed a new information window asking you to agree for us to store cookies on your computer when browsing our website. This is because of new EU and UK legislation which must be implemented on websites before 26th May 2012 that requires all websites that use Internet cookies to obtain your permission prior to them being download while you browse. Like just about every other site on the Internet, cookies are essential to make our site work and provide you with a good experience. You can expect all websites hosted in the EU to take similar measures over the next month.

We have tried to find the least intrusive way of implementing the new legislation on the website which is the message at the bottom left of the screen asking you to accept cookies, having agreed to accept cookies from our website you should not be asked again when you are logged onto the same account on the same computer. If you change your mind you can delete the cookies using your browser privacy settings.

For more information about about the way we use cookies see our privacy statement and out Cookie Policy Statement.

For more information about the new legislation see BBC News article.

For  more information about what cookies are there is a good BBC web page.