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We use cookies to help us improve the website. If you want to disable all cookies, use the options below.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a small text file that is generated and set by our website and placed on your computer’s hard drive.

Cookies make your interaction with our website faster and easier. Without cookies, it would be very difficult for our website to remember your preferences or registration details between each web page you use and between each time you visit the site.

They are not computer programs, and they can't be executed as code. Cookies cannot access any information on your computer - so a cookie cannot read any other information saved there such as your email address for example.  We do not use cookies for identifying shopping habits or targeting advertising.

We use cookies mainly because they save you time and make your browsing experience more efficient and enjoyable. Without cookies you will have to reset your preferences on each page you visit.  We also use cookies to record anonymous statistics on which parts of the website are popular and how many different people visit the site.

To find out more information about cookies generally, visit All About Cookies.

What happens if I allow cookies?

Unless you opt out of cookies, we will set a number of cookies on your computer to assist you when using the website and improve your user experience. With any future visits to our website, you will not be prompted with the notice.  

What happens if I decline cookies?

If you do not accept cookies, this will remove all the cookies that are surplus to the basic functionality of this website, and we will not set them again on your machine.  This may affect your user experience.  Unfortunately, because cookies are the only way we have of remembering your preferences, we will have to ask this question on each page you visit; each time you visit our website.