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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).
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You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after two years.
MANAGING YOUR COOKIES
Information about how to change your cookie setting on any browser are available here.
COOKIES WE USE
This Cookie is placed by Google. It enables us to gather information about our users such as the time of visit, the pages viewed, whether the user has visited before and the web site visited prior to visiting our site. To opt-out please see:
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Twitter Conversion Tracker
This Cookie is placed by Twitter. It enables us to understand how our users have interacted with the advertising served to them on Twitter. It also enables us to identify users who have used their mobile device to view our advertising on Twitter and later visit our site on a different device. To opt-out please see:
Twitter analytics and cookie information
This Cookie is placed by Facebook. It enables us to gauge the usage of and optimise our advertising campaigns served from Facebook. It allows us to see how our users move between devices when accessing our website and Facebook. This ensures that our advertising is seen by our users most likely to be interested in such advertising, by examining which content has been viewed and interacted with on our website. To opt-out please see:
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LinkedIn Insight Tag
This Cookie is placed by LinkedIn. It enables us to gauge the usage of and optimise our advertising campaigns generated with Linkedin. In particular it allows us to see how our users move between devices when accessing our website and LinkedIn, to ensure that our LinkedIn advertising is seen by our users most likely to be interested in such advertising, by analysing which content a user has viewed and interacted with on our web site. To opt-out please see:
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This Cookie is placed by us. It is used to record when a user of our website has viewed the cookie notice, to prevent it re-appearing on return visits.