What are cookies?

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) defines a cookie as “a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things e.g. remembering your preferences, recording what you have put in your shopping basket, and counting the number of people looking at a website.”

First Party Cookies Used by this Website
Provider Cookie Name Purpose
Airwave Health Monitoring Study has_js This cookie records whether the site has JavaScript enabled
cookie-agreed Records whether cookies have been agreed or not by the user
Google Analytics _ga These cookies collect information about how visitors use our site. Reports are compiled from this information and we use these reports in order to help us improve the website. The cookies are collected anonymously including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Cloudflare _cfuid This cookie is used to identify that the user has completed a challenge to prove that the user is using a trusted machine, so that it does not challenge the user again.