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We use the following cookies:
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. 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).
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|Analytical/ Performance Cookie||Google Analytics||Examples of purposes for which a cookie may be used:
This cookie enables us to
- Estimate our audience size and usage pattern
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|Strictly Necessary||ASP.NET_SESSION||This cookie is used to enable users to view and submit any of the online forms within the website.|
|Strictly Necessary||_ba_cookies_enabled||This cookie enable the users to access and participate in using the website with the aid of speech, reading and translation support.|
|Functionality||qtrans_front_language||Allows language to be set as preference|
|Functionality||WordPress||These cookies are used to store preferences set by users such as account name, language, and location.|
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Except for essential cookies, most cookies will expire at the end of your session or within two months from the end of your session.