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1.3 We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. These cookies make sure that no cookies are placed without your consent and also ensures you do not have to confirm cookie preferences again at each new page on our website.. These strictly necessary cookies expire at the end of your browser session. They do not remain on your device beyond your session.
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1.4 Session cookies can be either first or third-party cookies - a first-party cookie is set by the website being visited. A third-party cookie is issued by a different website to that being visited. Our website uses first-party session cookies to deliver its services efficiently and to enhance your experience.
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1.6 Read more about the individual analytical cookies we use and how to recognise them: Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.