How long will cookies stay on my device?
The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a "persistent" or "session" cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
Browser and Third Party Cookies
You can also find out how to manage cookies for your particular browser by clicking "help" on your browser's menu or by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org
If you are primarily concerned about third party cookies generated by advertisers, you can turn these off by going to the Your Online Choices site. You can also visit the trade body representing these advertising platforms for more information: Network Advertising Initiative. They have provided a site where you can control all third-party online advertising. Please note that there are many more networks listed on this site than those that we use on this website.
If you would like to find out more about privacy, cookies and their use on the internet, you may find the following links useful:
Information Commissioner's Office www.ico.gov.uk
All About Cookies www.allaboutcookies.org