This page explains our policy for, and attitude to, cookies. The official bit follows below but the plain English summary is here:
Basically, we don’t track anything personal about you and you’re effectively anonymous whilst on our website.
We do track anonymous figures about our visitors like where they come from, how they arrive at our site and what pages they visit. By using this site you are giving your approval.
Your web browser has ways of blocking cookies so please read the relevant help section if you’re unhappy and not sure how to do this.
There are links to third-party websites here such as Twitter, LinkedIn and so on. They may set cookies and collect information about you.
http://www.aboutcookies.org/ – guide to deleting and controlling cookies
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie – Wikipedia’s explanation of cookies
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2011/1208/made – the EU cookie law itself