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What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored in your web browser on your computer. They help you navigate websites efficiently, by remembering settings and choices you make during your visits to a website. There are two types of cookies: 'Session Cookies' are used to store information about your visit to a website, so you can easily pick up where you left off when you leave a page and then return to it. They are temporary cookie files, which are erased when you close your browser. 'Persistent Cookies' help websites remember your information and settings when you visit them in the future. This results in faster and more convenient access. These remain on your hard drive until you erase them or they expire.

How we use cookies on this website

The cookies we use on this site remember settings and choices you make during your visits to our website. We use them to save you time and to make your experience better.

How do we NOT use cookies on this website

We never use cookies to track what products and services you look at on a range of different websites. These sorts of cookies are used to create targeted advertising. We do not - nor will we ever - give information about you or your use of our website to any outside organisations for any purpose.

How you can disable cookies

To help you manage your cookies efficiently, all browsers provide you with tools to control your cookies, allowing you to keep them (permanently or for some duration) or delete them entirely. By changing your browser settings to accept or reject cookies, you can enable or disable cookies as required. The way you do this, is dependent on the browser you use and we provide further information:

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”

2. Click on the “privacy” tab

3. Select the setting the appropriate setting

For Mozilla Firefox:

1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”

2. Click on the icon “privacy”

3. Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options

For Opera 6.0 and further:

1. Choose the menu Files>Preferences

2. Privacy

For Google Chrome:

1. Go to 'Tools' and select 'Options'

2. Click the 'Privacy' icon

3. Click on 'Cookies' and choose 'allow sites to set cookies'

If you have cookies turned on, you will not be required to click on proceed every time you access the website. If you decide to disable cookies, the functionality of the website will not be affected.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to monitor the traffic to our website.

What is the EU Cookie Law?

The EU Cookie Law is amended privacy legislation that requires websites to obtain informed consent from visitors before they can store or retrieve any information on a computer or any other web connected device.