What are cookies and what do they do?
A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, a computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies.
Information gathered through cookies may include the date and time of the visits made to a website, the pages viewed and the time spent at a website.
For further details on cookies, please visit All About Cookies where you can find comprehensive information on cookies and similar technologies.
We use “analytics” cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Website and which parts of our Website are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our Website and better serve our users. We do not generally store any personal information that you provide to us in a cookie.
Most of our cookies expire within [insert number of days], although some may persist for [insert number of days or years].
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which they are used in the table below:
This allows us to advertise to you on Twitter.
This allows us to advertise on Facebook. Or advertisements on Facebook provide transparent targeting information and call attention to how they reached the user and why.
This offers targeted search results and allows us to understand how many people are visiting the website and taking action.
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This allows us to offer a tool that connects you to your MP, engage with signup forms, and share content with friends.
Last Updated: March 2018