Cookie policy and settings

This site, like many others, uses small text files called cookies to help improve your use of the site. A cookie is a piece of data sent to your device from a website. This means the website can recognise your device if you return to the same website. Cookies do not contain personal information about you and cannot be used to identify an individual user.

What are ‘Cookies’?

A cookie is a tiny text file placed on your computer, tablet or mobile phone by websites that you visit. Cookies do lots of useful jobs. They help make websites work smoothly, provide information about how people browse, and make sure any adverts you see are as relevant as possible. 

How does DGA use cookies?

We use different types of cookies for different things, such as:

  • Analysing how you use the website
  • Giving you a better, more personalised experience
  • Recognising when you’ve signed in
  • Understand who visits our website, how they navigate around it and how easy   
  • they find it to use

Read on to find out more about the different kinds of cookie we use.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Our website uses three kinds of cookies. Some are strictly necessary for making our website work well. But you can choose to turn all the others on or off below. You can also manage what cookies are stored on your computer directly by setting your browser to accept or reject certain cookies. Blocking some types of cookies may mean you can't use all the services or features on our sites.

Third-party cookies are set by someone other than the owner of the website you’re visiting. Some of our pages may also contain content from other sites like YouTube, which may set their own cookies. If you share a link to a page on our website, the platform you share it on (for example, Facebook) may set a cookie on your browser. We have no control over third-party cookies – you can turn them off, but not through us.

Remember that editing your cookie preferences will not remove any existing cookies from your browser. It’ll only affect the way cookies are used in future.

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These cookies are necessary for our website to operate. They enable you to move around the site and use its features, for example accessing, completing a form or buying. These cookies cannot be turned off by the user unless you disable all cookies in your browser.

Analytics & performance

These cookies enable us to improve the online services and experiences we offer you, by allowing us to monitor the number of visitors to our website and how they navigate it. This can help us to ensure you find what you're looking for easily, for example. We collect this information in a way that does not identify you and the data is not shared with anybody else.