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Cookies we use on this website fall into four categories:
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies enable you to get the information or service you have asked for. They are essential and without them some services may not work and the functionality of our site may be affected.
Performance (Tracking) cookies
We use Google Analytics to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
For information about the data Google Analytics’ cookies contain, visit: www.support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.
These cookies remember choices you have made and data you have previously supplied to personalise our site for you. They may remember changes you have made to help you browse, such as increasing the text size or may remember personal details you have provided so that you do not need to input them again.
Targeting and advertising cookies
We use third party cookies to show you appropriate offers and advertising as you browse other sites on the internet. For example, to remind you of products and services that you have shown an interest in. These offers and advertisements are based on the way you have interacted with our website.
How do I change my cookie settings?
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. You can also learn more about cookies at www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/guides/about-cookies.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our site.
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Last updated: 23rd May 2018.