Cookies are small text files that websites save locally to your computer, which allow sites to store and use information during your visit.
They can improve your experience when using a website by:
- Remembering preferences, so you don’t have to keep re-entering your choices when you visit again (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences)
- Anonymously collect data on how a site is used, so that changes can be made to ensure it meets the users' needs
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
Below are links to help pages that explain how to manage cookies in each of the main browsers.
Managing cookies in Chrome
Managing cookies in Firefox
Managing cookies in Safari
Managing cookies in Internet Explorer
Which Cookies We Use
The cookie associated with the Django web development platform for Python. It is designed to help protect a site against at particular type of software attack on web forms.
We use Google Analytics which stores cookies to collect information about how visitors use our website.
The data is collected anonymously and reports are compiled including number of visitors, time on page, and what pages were visited.
For more information on the Google privacy law please click the following link www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy
User Experience Related
Cookies associated with the user's preferred choice of language to view the page, as well as user preferences regarding the visibility of a "how-to" pop-up box that appears on a page.