What are Cookies and how do we use them?
By tracking activity, Cookies help our website to recognise a device and remember key information about your visit such as; preferences, settings and how you use our website. This helps us to develop and improve our website and services in response to what our visitors want.
Cookies are either:
Session Cookies – Session Cookies are stored in a temporary memory and are not retained after the browser is closed. We may use these for a variety of purposes such as remembering what you clicked on, on the previous page visited. When you restart your browser and go back on our site, the website will no longer recognise you; or
Persistent Cookies – These are stored as a file on a device and remain there after the web browser has been closed. Persistent Cookies help websites to remember your information and settings when you visit them in the future. This results in faster and more convenient access since, for example, you don't have to login again. During your visit, you select your preferences and these preferences are remembered, through the use of the Persistent Cookie, the next time you visit the site.
Which Cookies do LFI use?
Strictly Necessary Cookies: These Cookies are essential to enable you to use our website effectively. These Cookies are necessary for the provision of our website and do not gather information that could be used for marketing. Without these Cookies, the services available on our website cannot be provided, thus they cannot be turned off.
Performance Cookies: These Cookies help us to monitor and understand how you interact with our website and help to improve the performance of the site. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.
Functionality Cookies: These Cookies allow our website to provide a personalised visiting experience. They remember if you have previously visited our site through information such as your user name, language or the region that you are in, and help to provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services that you use.