Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
The only other cookies in use on The Scottish’s website are provided by Google Analytics in order to collect anonymous website usage statistics. “Performance” cookies such as these collect information about how users navigate the website. They identify how users interact with our website, any errors that occur, which pages are not often used, which pages take a long time to load, which pages users tend to visit and in what order.
These cookies do not collect any information which could identify you and are only used to help us improve how our website works and understand what interests our website’s users.
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If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. If you want to stop cookies being stored on your computer in future or to disable any cookies, you can do so by changing your browser setting, please refer to your Internet browser’s instructions by clicking ‘Help’ in its menu.
The site www.allaboutcookies.org includes further information about cookies in general and instructions for managing cookies on many commonly used browsers, or you may consult your browser provider for such instructions.