Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile phone when you first visit a website. The next time you visit the website, it remembers your preferences.
registration forms: for example, our events registration forms and donation forms only work properly with cookies
optimising our website: Google Analytics cookies track how often you visit the website and which pages you look at. We use this data to learn what works best for users so we can improve the website
social media sharing: so you can share content from our site on social networks
measuring the effectiveness of our advertising and understanding the actions people take on our website. Cookies ensure we present relevant Universal Credit Essentials adverts to users.
How to avoid cookies on your computer
You can stop some or all cookies working on your web browser. Each browser works differently: