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The following cookies are used on this site:
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and their purpose in the table below:
|Cookie Name||Cookie Purpose|
|Strictly necessary cookies.||These are cookies that are required for the operation of the website.
They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
This cookie [is essential for the site to]:
[Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.]
|Analytical/performance cookies.||They recognise and count the number of visitors and to record how visitors move around the website when they are using it. This helps to improve the way the website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
[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.]
|Functionality cookies.||These are used to recognise you when you return to the website. It means content can be personalised for you, including remembering your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).[Speed up your searches.]|
|Targeting cookies.||These cookies record your visit to the website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. This information is used to make the website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. This information may be shared with third parties for this purpose.
You can 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 the site.