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Each website may send its own cookies to your browser if your browser settings allow it. However, your browser (in order to protect your privacy) only allows websites to access cookies that they have sent to your device, not cookies sent by other websites. Many websites do this every time a user visits them. This allows them to better monitor online traffic.

Third party cookies

In some cases, we use third-party advertising cookies to help us understand and improve the effectiveness of our advertising both on our own website and on third-party websites. These cookies are sometimes used to personalize, retarget and optimize online advertising.

This website uses  Google Analytics, provided by Google, Inc. (hereinafter only “Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files stored on your computer that enable analysis of how this website is used by its users. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted by Google and stored on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purposes of evaluating your use of the website and compiling reports on site activity for its operators and for the provision of other services relating to website activity and internet usage in general. Google may also disclose this information to third parties if required to do so by law or if such third parties process this information for Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data in its possession. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, but please note that if you do so you will not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

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By using our website, you consent to the use of the cookies described here.

However, all modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can set your device to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or to never accept cookies. If you choose the latter option, it means that you may not be offered certain personalised features and therefore you may not be able to take full advantage of the features of the relevant website. Every browser is different, so check your browser’s Help, Options or Preferences menu to find out how to change your cookie settings.