What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers put on your computer as part of your use of a website.
More details about cookies are available from a number of online sources including All About Cookies.
Cookies are integral to modern websites. They allow us to distinguish visitors from each other and (anonymously) record the traffic to the website.
This helps ensure a good user experience, and the data is valuable in assessing and improving the website.
Which cookies do we use?
We use the following cookies on this site:
Session cookie (ASP.NET_SessionId)
This is a session cookie that is ‘strictly necessary’, being integral to the code that runs the content management system. It only lasts for the duration of a visit.
This is set when users agree to our Disclaimer and is ‘strictly necessary’.
Google Analytics cookies
We specifically employ:
These are performance cookies. We collect them anonymously and assessing the data they provide allows the site to be improved. Google provides details of all the cookies used by Google Analytics.
By using the website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
Opting out, removing and managing cookies
However if you choose to opt-out or block cookies you may not be able to access certain sections of the site, and functionality may be impaired. Alternatively, you may wish to delete the cookies from your system at the end of your visit to our site.
You can change your browser settings to manage cookies.
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If you would like to prevent all Google Analytics cookies being set, you may want to install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On.
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