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A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you.

We use the following cookies:

  • Essential cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas.
  • Statistic/analytics cookies: Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously, in some cases this may include the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the machine accessing the website.
  • Performance cookies: Performance cookies also allow us to see if there are any technical issues on our websites and if you are experiencing any issues using our websites.
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You can manage cookie use via your browser settings (this will allow you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies) and your browser provider may ask you to confirm your settings. Note, however, that if you block all cookies (including essential cookies) via your browser settings you may not have full access to the Site.

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Please note that third party providers may also use cookies to assess the ways in which you make use of their websites and we have no control over these.

To enable us to monitor and improve the Site, we use a server resident stats program which does not make use of cookies and only collects anonymous data. We use this to gather certain aggregated information about your visits to the Site, including details of your operating system, browser version and IP address, the URL you came from and go to and the parts of our Site you visit. We may aggregate statistics, traffic patterns and related site information and disclose such aggregate data to third parties for marketing, advertising or other promotional purposes but such aggregate data will not include any Personal Information.