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New cookie regulations

New Cookie Regulations were announced on 20th May 2011 and will be enforced from May 2012. The regulations state that website owners must gain a visitor’s consent to use cookies.

In accordance with these regulations, this website allows you to opt-in or opt-out of using cookies. This can be done from the bottom of this page. A link to this page is present in the footer of every webpage of this website.

When visiting this website for the first time, a pop-up will prompt the visitor of the cookie opt-in process, allowing the visitor to continue (opt-in) or to visit the page allowing control over cookie preferences. Clicking on any links to other pages within this website is deemed as acceptance of the policy, and classed as implied consent. The visitor will, therefore, be opted-in.

What if I do not accept cookies?

Please note that by disallowing, deleting cookies or not opting into our cookie policy will mean that present and future functionality of some parts of the site may be unavailable. You will also find that the functionality of many other websites and services will be affected.

Cookies used on this website

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Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By opting into the use of cookies, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Further information on Google's privacy policy