Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, smartphone or other device when you access the internet.
The length of time a cookie will remain on your device will depend on the type of cookie.
- Session Cookies: These are temporary cookies, which only exist in the period you access the website (or more strictly, until you close the browser after accessing the website). Session cookies help the THLD website remember what you chose on the previous page, therefore avoiding the need to re-enter information and improve your experience whilst using the site.
- Persistent Cookies: These are cookies, which remain on your device after you have visited our website. An example of this is Google analytics storing cookies to see if you return to us at a later date.
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by us, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer (including those from this visit) as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile device you will need to refer to your handset manual.