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A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer via your web browser when you visit websites. Cookies are used to save certain information that you have entered into your computer, such as your name, as well as recording information such as the last time you visited a website or how your browsed to a website. Most uses of cookies enables websites to enhance your future visits with things such as personalised greetings, showing you content that you have shown interest in previously or for gathering statistical information such as what browser users are using. Cookies are only by us to store data. They are not used for anything harmful, including things such as starting a process or programme on your computer on infecting your computer in any way.

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This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and protecting other services to relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Goolge in the manner and for the purposes set out above.