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  • remember settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
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Google Analytics is used to collect information about how visitors use our site. This provides us with important information that can enable the site to work better. This information is generic in nature, we do not link this information to your name or address.

The following cookies are used by Google Analytics:

Name Purpose Lasts for
_utma Records sites visits Persistent or until cookies are cleared
_utmb Visit start time 30 minutes
_utmc Visit end time When you close your web browser
_utmz How you found this site 6 months
_utmv Data filtering options Persistent or until cookies are cleared

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.  Please note that by deleting or disabling browser cookies or local shared objects you may not be able to use certain areas or features of Our site.