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You can find full details of how we use your information here.
A “cookie” is a small text file that’s stored on your computer, smartphone, tablet, or other device when you visit a website or use an app.
Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser. These are known as session cookies. Others remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your cache. These are known as persistent cookies and enable us to remember things about you as a returning visitor.
This website uses persistent cookies.
If you want to restrict or block the cookies on our site, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘help’ function within your browser should tell you how, or you can find out by visiting: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/clear-cookies-installed.html, or search the internet for other independent information on how to delete cookies. You can set your browser to delete all past cookies and to disallow third-party cookies.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices. Alternatively, you can search the internet for other independent information on cookies.
If you delete cookies relating to this website we will not remember things about you and you will be treated as a first-time visitor the next time you visit the site/page.
Here we explain a bit more about each of these types and how you can control their use.
Cookies that are essential for us to provide a product or service you have requested and to provide a secure online environment.
Without these cookies we are unable to provide some products or services that you might request. Other essential cookies keep our website secure. This category of cookies cannot be disabled.
Essential cookies are used to:
The Essential cookies we use include:
Tracking website performance.
We use this type of cookie to understand and analyse how visitors use our online services and look for ways to improve them. For example, a cookie might tell us that lots of people give up on an application process at a particular step – so we can try to make that step easier to complete.
The analytics cookies we use include:
Giving you a better online experience.
These cookies remember your preferences and tailor the website/app to provide enhanced features. Without these cookies, we cannot remember your choices or personalise your online experience.
We use this type of cookie to:
The functionality cookies we use include:
These cookies are usually third-party cookies from marketing partners used to deliver adverts relevant to you and your interests. These cookies can track your browsing history across websites. If you want to restrict or block this type of cookie, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘help’ function within your browser should tell you how, or you can find out by visiting: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/clear-cookies-installed.html, or search the internet for other independent information on how to delete cookies. You can set your browser to delete all past cookies and to disallow third-party cookies.
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(If you do not change your preference here, your current preference, (as indicated) will continue to apply)