Cookies & Privacy

What Cookies are used for

Most websites you visit will use cookies in order to improve your user experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’).

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.

Detailed information about the use of cookies can be found on the Information Commissioner's Office site.

AMERC Cookies & Privacy notice

At we use cookies to enable you to move around this site safely and securely.

We don't store any personally identifiable information in the cookies we create. Only strictly necessary session-id and user interface customisation cookies are used here.

If you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Please note: if you disable cookies from, some features will no longer work and access to parts of the site will be restricted.