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You may disable the use of cookies by activating the setting on your internet browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

However, if you change your settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of (“Website”).

The Website uses “analytical” cookies. They help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse the Website. We also use cookies to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Website works, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use on the Website and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose Duration (persistence)
These are Google Analytics cookies used to allow us to count page visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our Website. For more information about these cookies visit:Cookies & Google Analytics Session and 24 hour
PHPSESSID PHP creates a session ID when you use the Website to store and track data while you travel through a series of pages, or page iterations to differentiate you from other users. Date not set.

 Please note that the owners of third party websites which the Website links to may also use cookies, over which we have no control. To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on the Website, please refer to their websites for further information.