Cookies used by this site

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A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket. (More general info here on the BBC cookies microsite)

Here is a list of the cookies used by this website:

Cookie Footer

  • Type=Persistent
  • Duration=1 Year
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  • In the footer of each web page on this site you will see a message alerting you of our privacy and cookie policy. If you’ve seen this message once, you probably won’t want to see it again. We use a cookie to remember this setting. User data is all anonymous.

Google Analytics

  • Type=Varies
  • Duration=Varies
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  • Google Analytics helps us understand how people use our site. We can therefore see things like how many people visit our site, how many pages they visited, and so on. All data collected is completely anonymous, it does not identify you as an individual in any way.

WordPress

  • Type=Persistent
  • Duration=1 Year
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  • WordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs this website. It uses a cookie when logging in and out and is essential for proper website operation. It is only set if you are a registered user. User data is all anonymous.