Privacy & Cookies
Privacy & cookies
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- the type of browser and operating system used to access our site
- the date and time you access our site
- the pages you visit
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Use of information
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In addition to these policies your personal data is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act 1998. Under this Act we will only process any data we hold about you in a lawful and fair manner. We will keep your data securely to prevent unauthorised access by third parties.