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The cookies we use are “analytical” cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|wordpress_test_cookie||WordPress test cookie||A test performed by our website to check if you are using cookies.|
|wordpress_*||WordPress session||Used by wordpress to maintain logins||The * is a place holder for a random string|
|_ga||Universal Analytics cookie||Used by google to distinguish users.|
|PHPSESSID||PHP Session variable||Core PHP function for account login|
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