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How to refuse or withdraw consent
Although the cookies we use on this website are quite harmless and do not reveal your identity, not everyone wishes to have text files downloaded onto their computer or mobile device. If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that you might lose some functionality on this website.
There is also a very useful website explaining how to control your interaction with cookies - please visit this site for more information: About cookies
Cookies on our website
On this website we use only a small number of cookies. They are:
Google analytics cookies
Name Owner Lifespan Purpose
__utmv Third party 2 years This is used for user-custom variables in Google analytics
__utma Third party 2 years This stores each user's amount of visits
__utmb Third party 2 years This stores how long a user stays on the site
__utmc Third party Session This stores how long a user stays on the site
__utmz Third party 6 months This stores where a visitor came from (e.g. search engine)
Site specific cookies
We only store one cookie, named 'PHPSESSID'. It is a first party cookie, lasting for the user's session (i.e. until they close their browser window). We do not use this cookie to store any personal information, it is used exclusively for basic user preferences when browsing the site.