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We use session and persistent cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, capture generic data about our users and also allows us to improve our site. Session cookies expire when you close your browser or when the session times out. Persistent cookies are usually stored on your hard disk and survive across multiple sessions with a longer expiration date. We use third-party vendors to show our advertisements on sites across the internet and these third-party vendors may use cookies to serve advertisements based on someone's past visits to our website.

You can configure your web browser to refuse cookies, to delete cookies, or to be informed if a cookie is set at any time. You can find out how to do this by clicking "help" on your browser menu. Please be aware that disabling all cookies will mean certain personalised features will not then be provided and therefore you may not be able to make full use of all the website's features. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit All About

Please note that owners of third party websites that our website links to may also use cookies, over which we have no control. To opt out of third parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.