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Cookies we use
We also use some cookies to collect information about how people use the website and to enable users to share information.
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use our website. We do this to try to make sure our website is meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it 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 information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at Google Analytics Privacy. The following cookies are set by Google Analytics:
|_utma||This randomly generated number is used to determine unique visitors to our site||2 years|
|_utmb||This randomly generated number works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time users spend on our site||30 minutes|
|_utmc||This randomly generated number works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser||when you close your browser|
|_utmz||This is a randomly generated number and information about how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search)||6 months|
You can find out about opting out of Google Analytics cookies on this Google page.
Opting out of cookies
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More information on cookies
You may find the following websites useful for further information about cookies:
Information Commissioner’s Office