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How cookies are used on this website

This website uses various electronic cookies to aid better technical performance decisions as well as to better the users experience while visiting the website.

This website also uses tracking software to anonymously monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website but will not store, save or collect personal information. For further information, you can read how Google uses cookies.

You can decide what cookies are allowed and delete cookies at any time by adjusting settings on your web browser. Please be aware that restricting cookies may have an impact upon the functionality of our website.

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Cookies used on this website

List of cookies used on this website
Name Description Expiration
seen_cookie_message Saves a message to let us know that you’ve seen our cookie message. 2 months
fullcss Helps determine whether you're a first time visitor. If you are, it ensures the optimum code is delivered to the browser to ensure as speedy an experience as possible. This isn't a tracking cookie. 1 month
_ga Google Analytics cookie. Helps us count how many people visit by tracking if you’ve visited before. 2 years
_gid Google Analytics cookie. Helps us count how many people visit by tracking if you’ve visited before. 24 hours
_gat Google Analytics cookie. Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made. 10 minutes

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Third party site disclaimer

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