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We use the following cookies:
• Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
• Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
• Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
• Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
These cookies may remain on your computer from thirty minutes to 2 years. This is so that if you revisit our site, you are not tracked as a new visitor but as a returning visitor. You may clear these cookies at any point by clearing your browser’s browsing data, or opt out of Google Analytics entirely using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
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This cookie is essential for our site to:
•Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
•Store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site and to provide you with offers that are targeted at your individual interests.
•Speed up your searches.
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 12 months.