What are cookies
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device (phone, laptop or tablet) when you visit a website. Data is then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests and they can measure how many people visit the website, when and how. They cannot identify you personally.
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We use a number of cookies provided by some trusted third parties, such as Google Analytics, Twitter and Facebook.
We use Google Analytics to help us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
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Twitter and Facebook
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the social media sites set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
Hopefully that has clarified things for you. If there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.
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This cookie was last updated Feb 2018