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We use traffic cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us to analyse data about web page traffic and to improve our site to make it more responsive to customer needs. We use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us to provide you with a better quality website, by allowing us to track which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.