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We use cookies on this web site.

By using our websites you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device, however you can block these cookies using your browser settings.
This can be done in popular web browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari).

There are different types of cookies. They all work in the same way, but have minor differences:

Cookies are files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to the device you use 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 do lots of different and useful jobs, such as remembering your preferences, and generally improving your online experience.


A user cookie is intended to map a user to a specific server,even if the user disconnects and re-connects from another location.
As with all cookies on your site it does not collect personally identifiable information.


Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. These facilitate various tasks such as allowing a website to identify that a user of a particular device is navigating from page to page, supporting website security or basic functionality.

Many of the cookies we use are session cookies. For example, they keep you signed in to our web site while you move between pages.

These are Google Analytics tracking cookies. Each unique browser that visits a page on this site is given a unique I.D. via the cookie.
In this way, subsiquent visits to the web site via the same browser are recorded as a unique I.D. belonging to the same ( Unique) visitor.


Persistent cookies last after you have closed your browser, and allow a website to remember your actions and preferences. Sometimes persistent cookies are used by websites to provide targeted advertising based upon the browsing history of the device.
Our Web Site does not use these.


If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by any web site, including this web site, you should do this through the web browser settings for each browser you use and each device you use to access the internet.

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