How we use Cookies

This website site and some of the tools and services it links to use a number of cookies. These cookies are listed below with more details about why we use them and how long they will last.

Measuring website usage

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use our website. We do this to make sure it’s meeting people's needs and to understand how we could meet those needs better.

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal details such as your name or address. We cannot identify who you are.

We do not allow Google to use or share any information we collect with other third parties.

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Service availability

We use cookies which help improve service availability and security across this website.

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Remembering your settings

This website uses cookies to remember if you have received the cookie warning message so that this message doesn't appear more than once.

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