What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file downloaded onto a computer when a user is accessing our websites. It is a text file which identifies your computer to our server.
When you enter our sites your computer will automatically be issued with a cookie.
Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer used.
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Used to collect analytics information to help us keep our site up to date with information you want to see, find out which pages are the most popular and establish whether timely information on our site on important topics is being viewed. This helps us ensure our sites are as useful as possible to you.
How can I block or remove your cookies?
You have the ability to change the settings on your internet browser to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is set, or not to receive cookies at any time, although this may mean that some services on our sites cannot then be provided to you.
If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.
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Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site and you will prevent us from obtaining valuable analytics information that helps us improve the content and functionality of our site.