There are two types of cookies used by our web sites, 'session cookies' and 'persistent cookies'.
Cookies do not endanger your computer or operating system. A cookie is just a simple text file, which is not associated with computer viruses.
Session cookies: In order to uniquely identify you within our secure services, we use a temporary cookie that maintains your access information during the working session. The cookie stores only the user data which you use to identify yourself.
Persistent cookies: These are stored on your computer even after you close your browser. We use persistent cookies so that we can collect anonymous data on what pages are being viewed on our websites so that we can deliver content that better meets our members' needs.
This data is stored in a secure database and is only used internally to provide reporting on traffic patterns within our web site. This data is only accessible by those people requiring it to produce reports and will not be provided to any third parties. All data logged is anonymous and no attempt will be made to identify individual users. See more information on our website tracking.