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Information collected

We may obtain information about your computer or any other electronic device which you use to access our website, such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information. We will treat this information as your personal information.

In certain circumstances we may also collect personal information about you but only where you voluntarily provide it (e.g by completing an online form) or where you purchase goods or services from us.

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Third-party cookies

We work with third party suppliers who may also set cookies on our website. These cookies and their third party owners, are included in the table below. By consenting to the use of cookies on our site you will be consenting to the use of these cookies.

Cookies and similar technologies used on this website
The following cookies/similar technologies are used on this website:

Third Party Cookies:

Cookies Owner Purpose
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