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Our web site also uses cookies –

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Cookies collected on this website are detailed below–

WordPress Cookies

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Third Party Cookies

We include content from other websites, such as Google. Please be aware that additional cookies and similar technologies may be placed on your computer, mobile phone or tablet device from these other websites. We’re not responsible for these so please check the privacy and cookie policies of the social media networks you use for full details of what they do.

  • Google Cookies (CONSENT , NID) – These third-party cookies are set by Google. For more information on how Google uses cookies, please refer to their privacy policy.
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  • Cookie Consent (cat_acc_cookie) UK cookie consent plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies.
  • Twitter Cookies (_twitter_sess, ads_prefs, auth_toekn, csrf_same_site, csrf_same_site_set, dnt, eu_cn, guest_id, kdt, netpu, personalization_id, remember_checked_on, syndicate_guest_id, tfw_exp, twid, twitter_ads_id) These cookies permit the site to display twitter functionalities. They may also allow Twitter to obtain information anonymously about browsing habits or user preferences.

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