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There are two types of cookie. Permanent cookies are a file saved on your computer to customise the website to your requirements, choices and interests, or to remember that you have visited the site previously. Session cookies are sent between your computer and the server while you are visiting the website and disappear when you close your browser. uses both permanent cookies and session cookies.

We use cookies on this website for a number of reasons related to functionality, analysis and marketing. Mainly we use cookies to collect statistics about user visits and to enhance your experience from the visit.

Disabling cookies using your internet browser

If you would like to disable cookies, either now or in future, or you would like to delete them, you can do this in your browser settings. Please check your browser settings for cookie choices. Deleting or blocking all cookies may mean that certain functions of the website do not work.

Google Analytics

The website uses Google Analytics tools to get a picture of how visitors use it. The purpose of this is to improve the content, navigation and structure of the site. This analytics tool uses JavaScript and cookies, and your usage data is anonymised. To prevent your data from being saved you can either choose to block cookies in your browser or install an add-on program that prevents Google Analytics from saving your data. The browser add-on can be found here.