A cookie is a text file saved by the user’s browser, and the unique identifier in the cookie gives us information about browsers that have visited our website. The user is not identified on the basis of cookies alone, and we do not combine the tracking data of services with other information (e.g. customer information). Further information about cookies is available, e.g. on the BBC website (in English) or on Wikipedia.
We utilise web analytics mainly to monitor the number of visitors in different parts of the website.