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We use the following cookies:
Session Cookies -
As a guest or when you logout of the Site, a blank Session Cookie will be set by the Content Management System that runs the Site. This cookie contains no information about you or your browser. This cookie is removed when you close your browser.
When you login to the Site, a Session Cookie is set to record your login session. This cookie is removed when you logout from the Site or close your browser.
Persistent Cookies -
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When you login and check the ‘Remember Me’ box a Persistent Cookie is set to keep you logged in when you leave the Site or close your browser. This cookie is removed when you logout or when it expires.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third-party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking ‘Tools’, ‘Internet Options’, ‘Privacy’, and selecting ‘Block all cookies’ using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this Site.