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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

The list of cookies used is below.

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  • cookie-agreed-en - Expires in six months
  • has_js - Expires at end of session

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Additional information on cookies and online privacy can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website.