What are Cookies?
Cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located in browser directories (they can also be known as browser cookies or tracking cookies). They are placed on the computer or other device by the website that is being viewed in order to improve the ease of access to and use of that site.
When you visit our website we set Google Analytics cookies, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie to enable us to understand general traffic to our website; for example, the number of visitors and length of time on site. Google then compiles reports for us on website activity. This cookie does not collect information that identifies an individual but helps us make improvements, develop our site and enhance the user experience.
Further information about Google Analytics’ use of your data, including how to set your browser specifically to refuse these COOKIES, can be found here.
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Due to their core role of enhancing or enabling the usability of websites or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from accessing certain parts of this website.
You were given the opportunity to consent to our using cookies as you entered our site (to get this far, you have already either consented or opted out of their use).
You may also restrict or block the cookies which are set on our, or indeed any other, website through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.