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Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website.


Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device. You can find more information about cookies at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ (opens in a new window).

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/ (opens in a new window) which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual. The cookies we use are

ASPSESSIONIDXXXXXXXX

This cookie is essential. The main technology running most of the website (pages with filenames ending in .asp) sets a session marker to identify you whilst you are browsing our site. No personal information is stored. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

ASP.NET_SessionId

This cookie is essential. The technology running parts of the website (pages with filenames ending in .aspx) sets a session marker to identify you whilst you are browsing our site. No personal information is stored. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

PELanguageCookie

This cookie stores the display language chosen by you.

Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

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