"Cookies" are small text files that are used to maintain the illusion that you are "connected" to a given website. When you visit a website, they can be downloaded to your web browser in order to enable the website to "recognise" you. This means that you can, for example, "log in" to a site and remain "connected" to it for a period of time. It also means that things like video and audio files can be "streamed" to your web browser so that you can watch and listen to multimedia content.
Cookies can also be used to keep a record of when you visit a site, how long you spend there and which pages you ask to see. This helps us to understand how many visitors are coming to our site and what is of interest to them.
If you are happy to accept cookies from our site and trust us not to abuse our use of them, please click on "I understand" on the warning notice.
If you do not wish to take our cookies, simply ignore the message and DO NOT click on the button. Of course, this also means that you will not be able to log in as a member, nor use some of the other features of our website.
Thank you for your understanding!