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There are two types of cookie which can be stored on your device:
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We use both session and persistent cookies. The session cookies help you make applications for services and also login and navigate around secure areas of the website. The persistent cookie is only set if you tick a box on the login screen for the website to remember part of your login details for a future visit. However, it will make you aware that a cookie is used to support this and also advise you not to do this if you are using a computer in a public place.
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If you do not want cookies placed on your device, you can find details of how to block them on the most widely used devices and browsers at allaboutcookies.org. Please note though that by blocking our cookies, we cannot guarantee that the website and your experience whilst visiting are as we intended it to be.