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We make use of a number of cookies on our site. Each cookie falls into one of a number of categories: 'strictly necessary', 'functional', 'performance' and 'on-line behavioural advertising'. These cookies are described below and you're also given the opportunity to switch off all but the strictly necessary categories:

Some cookies are strictly necessary in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, we will not be able to determine the number of unique users of the site or provide certain features. You cannot disable these cookies.

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Functionality cookies record information about choices youÂ’ve made and allow us to tailor the website to you. For example, we use cookies in this category to record you cookie preferences. Cookies in this category can also allow us to tailor the information you see on our site specifically to you, or prevent us from sending you email information that is either not relevant or that we've already sent.

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We use this persistent cookie to remember your cookie preferences and, unless you've told us not to, a tracking ID. The preference information allows us to customise the site to you personally - this can avoid us sending you information you've already seen. It also allows us to measure how effective some of our marketing activities are and will allow us to improve the site and future campaigns.

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We use Performance Cookies across this site to help us to improve the site over time. We use third-party cookies to allows us to use tools like Google Analytics to anonymously count unique visitors, popular areas of the site and to improve site navigataion

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

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These cookies are used by third party advertising networks and allow many sites to generate some residual income from their content via advertising. We do not currently use any cookies of this type on our site.