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To ensure you get the best from our website, we advise that users keep cookies active on their machine whilst visiting our website.
Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. No personally-identifiable data is collected. We store one session cookie which enables us to identify that the same person is moving from page to page.
Please note that if you disable the session cookie some areas of the site may lose some functionality.
We also use certain cookies that are persistent, meaning that they last beyond your session enabling us to improve your experience of the website.
This site uses Google Analytics (http://www.google.com/analytics/) to allow us to track how popular our site is and to record visitor trends over time. Google Analytics uses three cookies to help track which pages are accessed. The cookies contains no personally-identifiable information, but it does use your computer’s IP address to determine where in the world you are accessing the site from, and to track your page visits within the site.
Opting out of cookie usage
You can stop third party cookies [such as those we use for Google Analytics] being stored on your computer by blocking third party cookies from within your browser. Or you can block cookies completely.
If you require further information about managing and disabling cookies, you can refer to your browser’s help section or user guide.