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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:
|Type||Reason for use|
|Google Analytics||We collect anonymous information about all Website visitors in order to understand how the Website is |
being used and this helps us
improve your user experience. For more information please visit
|CloudFlare||The “__cfduid” cookie is set by the |
CloudFlare service to identify
trusted web traffic for security
|Session Cookies||These cookies allow you to proceed through many pages of the site |
quickly and easily without having
to authenticate when accessing
each new area you visit. Without
these cookies the website will not
|Persistent Cookies||These cookies help govern access to the site and are needed for the |
login process, subscription
information and the timeout
function. Without these cookies
you will not be able to access the
site and will be redirected to a page requiring you to turn cookies on.
|AWSELB||Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancing functionality essential |
for routing client request on the
|Pingdom||This cookie is created by Pingdom which provides site performance monitoring used to improve the |
quality and performance of our website. https://www.pingdom.com/legal/privacy-policy
|Wordfence||Wordfence is a firewall cookie used to manage site security, preventing hacking; blocking access from |
suspicious IP addresses; and
verification if the visitor is a bot ora human