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We want to make this website easy to use, useful and reliable. To support us with this we sometimes place small amounts of information on your device known as cookies. These cookies cannot be used to identify you personally; they are here to make the site work better for you.

You can manage these cookies yourself and learn more about them from www.allaboutcookies.org

They improve things by:

  • remembering settings so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering information you’ve provided so you don’t need to keep entering it
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs

Our use of cookies

The list below shows all of the cookies that are set by this website and the third-party services we use.

Our use of cookies
Cookie Name Purpose Expires Further information
Google Analytics _utma These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. Information is in an anonymous form. 2 years from set/update Visit the Google code website
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Google Analytics _utmc These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. Information is in an anonymous form. At the end of the session Visit the Google code website
Google Analytics _utmz These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. Information is in an anonymous form. 6 months from set/update Visit the Google code website
ASP.NET ASP.NET_SessionId This cookie is essential for various forms and web pages to operate. It is set upon site arrival and is deleted when you close your browser. At the end of the session Visit the Microsoft website
Cookie acceptance CookiesOptIn-NCUH This cookie is used if you close the cookie information banner which confirms your acceptance to use cookies on this site. 1 year N/A

Removing and disabling cookies

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