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- change the style of the site when you change your accessibility settings to remember the options you have chosen.
- compile web statistics to help us evaluate and improve our website, using Google Analytics.
Cookies are not used to collect any personal information.
Third party cookies
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We don't control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
No personal information is disclosed to third parties (unless specifically stated otherwise) and is held under the provisions of the Data Protection Act.
How to change your cookie settings
You have the opportunity to set your computer to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. The way in which you do this depends upon the web browser which you use. Please refer to the "Help" function for your browser.
If you accept cookies, they may remain on your computer for many years, unless you delete them.
Please note that turning off cookies may limit your use of our website and website services.
Find out more about cookies on the Information Commissioner's website.
Page owner: Vanessa de Chazal. Last updated: 12/05/2015 12:14