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We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. We use Google Analytics to collect data on user behaviour, demographics (age, gender) and interests. This enables us to evaluate and improve our website content, marketing and services for our clients. This site usage data and your IP address will be sent to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf, Google may also share this information with third parties. This information is anonymous, and Google undertakes not to associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
The Google Analytics features we implement may related to Display Advertising (e.g. Remarketing, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, the DoubleClick Campaign Manager integration, or Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting). To opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising or amend your preferences for Google Display Network ads please visit Ads Settings. To stop Google Analytics collecting any data from you when you visit a website that has it incorporated, please visit Google Analytics’ currently available opt-outs for the web to update these settings.
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