Cookies are small text files which are transferred to your computer or mobile when you visit a website or app.
We use Google Analytics to help us understand where visitors to the site have come from and which pages they have viewed.
The BBC has a good page about how to help prevent websites from tracking you without your knowledge:
For Google Analytics specifically there are actually browser extensions which you may be able to install in your browser to prevent Google Analytics from tracking you on all websites:
These are the cookies on the site:
|This cookie is used to prevent our cookie notification from showing once it has been set.
|_ga, _gid, _gat or similar
|These are used by the Google Analytics tracking on the website to help us see the number of visitors on the site and activity like which pages they viewed and how long they viewed them for.