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This website uses cookies. When you visit our site, you receive cookies which can be categorised as performance cookies.

What is a cookie?

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. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu for a video about cookies visit www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.

What we use

This website uses GoogleAnalytics. Google Analytics shows us how you found our site, how you explored it, and how we can enhance your visitor experience. With this information, we can improve our website making sure you get our content as quickly and simply as possible.

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This website uses Sharethis.com API to allow visitors to share content they have enjoyed through social networks. This cookie allows us to understand which pages you may have shared.

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What if I do not want to accept cookies?

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Notes
This information is based on the ICC UK Cookie Guide, April 2012.

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