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Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Name of cookie Cookie Variant Expiry Description
_utma Persistent cookie, Third party cookie 2 years This cookie (which is part of Google analytics) keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
_utmb Persistent cookie, Third party cookie 30 minutes of inactivity Used to create a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site. This cookie is part of Google analytics in conjunction with the _utmc cookie.
_utmc Temporary cookie, Third party cookie When you close the browser Used to create a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site. This cookie is part of Google analytics in conjunction with the _utmb cookie.
_utmz Persistent cookie, Third party cookie 6 months _utmz keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine the visitor used, what link the visitor clicked on, what keyword the visitor used, and where they were in the world when the user accessed the website. This cookie is part of Google analytics.
cookiePref Persistent cookie 1 year We use this cookie to confirm you have already accepted cookies on our site so we don't need to keey reminding you.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.