Your cookie preferences

This page will show you how to manage your cookie preferences by altering the browser settings for some of the most common browsers. You can use the table below to identify your internet browser, then follow the instructions to alter your cookie preferences. For browsers not listed in the table below, we recommend that you refer to the 'help' menu in your chosen browser.

Please be aware that:

  • You will need to alter your cookie settings for each type of browser and device which you use to browse our website.
  • By removing certain kinds of cookies, you may miss out on future offers and advertisements from which may be of interest to you.
  • You may not be able to use all of the interactive features on our website (such as viewing DIY help and advice videos) if cookies are disabled.


BrowserEditing your cookie preferences
Google Chrome
  1. Click the spanner icon on the browser toolbar
  2. Select 'Settings'
  3. Click 'Show advanced settings'
  4. In the 'Privacy' section, click the 'Content settings' button
  5. In the 'Cookies' section, you can change the following cookie settings:
  • - Delete cookies
  • - Block cookies by default
  • - Allow cookies by default
  • - Make exceptions from specific cookies or domains
  1. From the 'Tools' menu select 'Options'
  2. Select the 'Privacy' tab
  3. Select the 'Cookies' option if available, otherwise select 'Use custom settings for history' from the 'Firefox will' drop down menu
  4. Choose your preferred cookie settings
Internet Explorer 7+
  1. From the 'Tools' menu, click 'Internet options'
  2. Select the 'Privacy' tab
  3. Move the slider to your preferred level of privacy
  4. For more detailed cookie options, click on 'Advanced' and check the 'Override automatic cookie handling' box, then modify your settings


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