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Google Analytics is in use on this site to collect information about how visitors use this site and help us identify ways in which we can improve the website and the user experience. This information is not in any way linked or connected to any personal details or shared by us with any third party.
The data collected is not sensitive and includes technical information such as the browser you are using, how you found our website, how long you spent on the website, whether you've visited the website before etc.
The following cookies are used by Google Analytics on our website:
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|_utmt||Used to throttle request rate||10 minutes|
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This site also uses a Joomla CMS session cookie necessary for the operation of the website. This browser cookie is simply a random string of characters to identify the visitor. There are no personally identifable details in the cookie and no real data of use at all. The cookie is marked as a 'session' type of cookie, which means it will expire (be deleted automatically) when the browser is closed or cleaned by the browser after a set period of non-use.