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Google Analytics uses traffic log cookies to gain information about the use that is made of pages on this website. We use the information from these cookies to generate reports on the usage of the website which are used for evaluation and analysis. The purpose is to improve the website by tailoring it to the needs of users.
In such cases, no data which is itself specific to any identifiable user is retained.
In addition to standard analytics parameters, we receive data via Google Analytics Advertising Features including information about ‘Demographics and Interest Reporting’ which gives us greater insight into the types of visitors we receive.
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We do not recommend turning cookies off when using the Online Facilities, as this will prevent you from using many of the services on the relevant Online Facility to which the cookies apply.