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This service puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

Cookies are used to:

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How cookies are used

Google Analytics cookies

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use the service which helps us to improve the service.

The Google analytics cookie collects and stores information about:

We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

Name Description Expires
_ga Used to distinguish users 2 years
_gat Used to throttle request rate 10 minutes

Session cookies

We store session cookies on your computer to help keep your information secure while you use the service.

Name Description Expires
_olev_web_picg_session A session cookie used for storing and retrieving values for a user at end of session