A cookie is a small file stored on your computer or mobile device by a web browser.
A cookie can be used to make a site easier to use for you, for example by storing your preferences so that they're remembered next time you visit.
It can also be used for technical purposes such as helping us make sure of your identity, or as the identifier for a server-based session.
If you've allowed us to, we will save the following cookies on your computer:
|Cookie name||What we use it for|
|ASP.NET_SessionId||Used to maintain session information for the Microsoft .NET framework that runs our website|
|Clientvars||Used to maintain session information for the platforms other than Microsoft .NET that run our website|
|screenwidth||Used to store the width of your screen so we can make what you see look better|
|alert_[xxxxx]||Used to store whether you've closed an alert we've put on our website. There'll be one for every recent alert you've closed with a different number at the end.|
Most browsers will allow you to manage - or disable - cookies. Check the support website of your particular browser for more information.