This policy provides you with clear and comprehensive information about the purposes for which our cookies are stored and accessed.
WHAT ARE COOKIES AND WHICH DO WE USE
A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user's hard drive. The main purpose of cookies is to identify users and possibly prepare customised web pages for them.
- Session cookies – these are essential cookies that are required for the operation of our website and are deleted each visit.
- Persistent cookies – these remain in place across multiple visits to our site.
- Third party cookies – these are set by other websites. Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage.
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CHOOSE WHETHER TO ACCEPT OR BLOCK COOKIES
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.
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