What are cookies?

What are cookies

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie.



ScottishPower websites use cookies because they enable us to:

  • Ensure our websites are working correctly
  • Offer you a customised web service
  • continually improve our websites for you

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personal information

You can find more information about cookies at:

www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu


For a useful video about cookies, please view this helpful online guide from Google.

(ICC UK Cookie guide, April 2012)