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- You can use appropriate browser settings
- You can use third party tools to control Flash and Google Analytic cookies.
How to turn cookies on and off using browser settings
Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies but if you are using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple’s Safari or Google Chrome, you should be able to configure your browser to restrict cookies or block all cookies if you wish.
Google Analytics is a free service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about the visitors to a website (see www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics). You can opt out by going to the Google website.
Google Analytics uses persistent cookies in conjunction with its own Google code to track data.
Google cookies – the Google cookies do not collect any personally identifiable information and are only used for the statistical collection of data such as visits and page hits. They store IP addresses but we cannot link those addresses to any individual or path through the website.
Google uses the cookies with its code to read information and evaluate visitors’ use of the website in the form of statistical reports that we can access.
Google Analytics’ terms of service require us to reproduce the following wording in this policy:
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
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.