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Privacy Statement

Use of Information
We will not collect any information about individuals, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them. Examples of such information are:

Your name
Your email address
Your occupation
The information collected will be used to send you the information you have requested and to provide information that may be useful to you.

We may share non-personal aggregate statistics (group) data about our site visitors’ traffic patterns with partners or other parties. However, we do not sell or share any information about individual users.

‘Cookies’
Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see below.

By continuing to use this website, you are consenting to the use of cookies. If you would like information about cookies and on how to restrict or block cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Please be aware that declining or denying cookies may prevent you from being able to use the website to its highest capability.

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a website’s computer and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.

Listed below are the cookies that this site uses, and what they do.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Name: _ga
Duration: 2 years

Name: _utma
Duration: 2 years

Name: _utmb
Duration: 30 minutes

Name: _utmc
Duration: Until you close your browser

Name: _utmz
Duration: 6 months

Cookie Law Info

Cookie set by the Cookie Law Info plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies. This cookie is used to stop the cookie notification displaying each time a new session is opened.

Name: viewed_cookie_policy
Duration: Does not expire

StatCounter

StatCounter cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Name: __cfduid
Duration: 5 years

Name: is_unique
Duration: 5 years

Notes: Used only to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor to a particular website and to estimate unique visits to that site. No personal information is stored in the cookie.

Name: is_unique_1
Duration: 4 years

Notes: Used only to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor to a particular website and to estimate unique visits to that site. No personal information is stored in the cookie.

Name: is_visitor_unique
Duration: 10 years

Name: landing
Duration: 3 months

Name: PHPSESSID
Duration: Until you close your browser

Name: vblastactivity
Duration: 1 year

Name: vblastvisit
Duration: 1 year

Name: vbsessionhash
Duration: Until you close your browser

For more information about cookies, please see www.allaboutcookies.org/

Your rights
In addition to the company’s safeguards, your personal data is protected in the UK by the provisions of the Data Protection Act. This provides amongst other things that the data we hold about you should be processed lawfully and fairly. It should be accurate, relevant and not excessive. The information should be kept up to date, where necessary, and not retained for longer than is necessary. It should be kept securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people. You have the right to see what is held about you and correct any inaccuracies online.

Policy changes
Any changes to this policy will be posted here.

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