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Cookies we use
The cookies we use are "analytical" cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
Cookies Set By Us
Squiz matrix session
These session cookies allow the site to identify a unique user visit. These do not contain any human readable personal data and are used for website functionality. They expire after a browser session.
Cookies Set By Google Analytics
Google Analytics _ga
This third party cookie helps us count how many people visit the website by tracking if you've visited the site before.
It expires after 2 years.
Google Analytics _gat
This third party cookie is used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made.
It expires after 10 minutes.
Google Analytics _gid
This third party cookie is used to distinguish users.
It expires after 24 hours.
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- If you have selected “No Thanks” to cookies, we will not store any on your hard drive for the duration of your session. You will be asked the same question about cookies the next time you visit this website.
- If you have chosen to navigate to another page on the website without choosing either option, we will assume that you agree to the cookies used and your consent will be implied. On subsequent pages you visit, we will remind you that cookies are being used and provide you with information on how to disable them. You will be asked the same question about cookies the next time you visit this website.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access parts of our site . To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
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