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We do not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information.

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Managing and removing cookies

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What happens if I disable cookies?

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The cookies we are using

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Commenting on this site

This is purely a convenience, so that you won’t need to re-type all their information again when you want to leave another comment. Three cookies are set for commenters:
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Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to assess which pages are the most popular and identify trends in usage to inform future development and improvements. Google Analytics uses anonymous cookies to log the IP addresses of visitors and generate reports. No personal information is collected in the process. You can opt out of having your visit anonymously tracked by Google by registering with Google’s opt-out programme.
Google Analytics generates the following cookies:
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