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We use third party cookies on our website and details of these are included in the table below.
More detail about our cookies The following are the cookies we use and why:
is_mobile: This cookie is used to detect how you are browsing the website. If you are using a smartphone then you will see a mobie version of the site. This is deleted (expires) when you leave the website.
language: This cookie is used to store the language preference of the user.
gdpr-kb: We are investigating this. This appears to be created by Weebly.
_ga: This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage of the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gid: This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collection including the number of visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
_gat: This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites
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sp: We are investigating this. This appears to be created by Weebly.
YouTube cookies: We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
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