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Cookies this site sets
This website sets a number of both session and persistent cookies.
Session cookies are set to store preferences during a single visit to the site, for example products you have ordered in an online shop, or whether or not you are logged in.
Persistent cookies are used to store whether or not you have visited the site before, and to to store settings and preferences between individual visits. They may also be used to measure how the site is performing and to montior the way visitors behave on the site. This information is anonymised, and cannot be accessed by other sites.
Third Party Cookies
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