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Cookies

Like nearly all websites, we use cookies in order to provide you with a more personalised web service. We are unable to operate all of the functionality of the site without using cookies.

A cookie is a text-only string of information that we pass to your computer's hard disk through your web browser so that the site can remember who you are.

Cookies, by themself, cannot be used to identify you. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the 'lifetime' of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. For more information about cookies, please see www.allaboutcookies.org.

More specifically we use the following cookies which carry out the functions described:

 

CookiesUse

hl

Current locale

fbm_*

Facebook base domain

PHPSESSID

PHP session ID

marketing_hash

Marketing hash for marketing codes

marketing_codes

List of marketing codes linked to the session

WRUID

ClickTale - usability and web analytic

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Google Analytics cookie to track the number of times you have visited the site.

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Google Analytics cookie to calculate how long you have spent on the website in each session

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Google Analytics cookie to calculate how long you have spent on the website in each session

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Google Analytics cookie to track what search engine you have visited the site from and which search terms you used to find the site

fbsr_*

Facebook session for Facebook connect

Under new legislation, we are required to obtain your consent to use cookies. As you have seen, we have a clear cookies notice on each page of the site. If you continue to use the site having seen the notice then we assume you are happy for us to use the cookies described above.

The cookies we use are designed to help you get the most from our website but if you do not wish to receive cookies you can easily modify your web browser to refuse cookies, or to notify you when you receive a new cookie. To change your web browser settings you will need to go to your advanced preferences.  However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled, and so in order to enjoy the site to the full, we recommend that you leave them switched on. For further instructions on how to stop cookies being installed on your browser, please see: www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies.

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