What are cookies and how do we use them?
Cookies are small text files of letters and numbers that are placed on your computer or mobile device each time you access a website. Their purpose is to make websites work, or work more efficiently and to provide information to the owners of the site. Cookies can also help enhance aspects of a website, maintain security and analyse how a website is used.
There are two types of cookies:
Session cookies – these are temporary cookie files, which only exist for the duration of your site visit and are deleted when you close your browser. When you restart your browser and go back to the site that created the cookie, the website will not recognise you.
Persistent cookies – these cookie files stay in your browser until you delete them manually or your browser deletes them based on the duration period contained within the persistent cookie’s file.
Liberty uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie which collects information about how you use our website which is used to store non-personally identifiable information; this information helps us to compile activity reports and make improvements to the website.
For more information on the cookie set by Google Analytics, including information on how to opt out please go to: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html
Enabling and disabling cookies
Whilst cookies help you get the most out of our website, you may disable or enable cookies on your computer or mobile device at any time by changing the browser settings. However, where cookies are disabled, some of our website features may not function as a result.
To find out how this can be done either follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually found within ‘Help’, ‘Tools’ or ‘Edit’ or visit: www.allaboutcookies.org.