Cookie use on this site
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This site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of our site. Google Analytics uses only first party cookies and collects no personally identifiable information. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By accepting cookies from this site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
Using traffic log cookies, like Google Analytics, we are able to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. 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.
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For more information visit:
- BBC WebWise - Guide to Cookies
- Cookies and Internet Explorer
- Cookies and Firefox
- Cookies and Google Chrome
- Cookies and Opera