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A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

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.

Analytical or performance cookies. These 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.

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).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Title: Google Analytics
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Purpose: These allow us to monitor 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. Information collected is anonymous.
This cookie is essential for our site to:

(a) Estimate our audience size and usage

More information: https://marketingplatform.google.com

Cookie Title: AddThis
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Purpose: AddThis is a sharing tool we use on our site – providing easy share links to social media and content sharing portals. These cookies are used to anonymously analyse user sharing actions and patterns.
This cookie is used on our site to:

(a) Facilitate easy sharing and track number of times content is shared, and where

More information: https://www.addthis.com/

Cookie Title: Wordfence
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Purpose: AWordfence is a security plugin for WordPress that monitors live traffic and take active measures to prevent malicious attacks. No uniquely identifiable individual user information is collected, but please note your IP address may be collected and checked against a list of known attack/malicious behaviour pattern sources.
This cookie is essential for our site to:

(a) Monitor and mitigate against security issues

More information: https://www.wordfence.com/

Please note that the following third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These named third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. These third party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or performance cookies or targeting cookies:

AddThis and their partners

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Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 1 year.