Every time you connect to our web sites we store web server logs which show your IP address (the unique number which your machine uses when it is connected to the Internet); what you looked at; whether the page request was successful or not and which browser you used to view the pages.
The use of this data is strictly for statistical purposes only. This helps us understand which areas of the site are of particular interest and also which pages are being requested. It also tells us how many hits and page requests we get.
A cookie is a piece of information that is deposited by our computer server when you visit our web site, which is then stored on your computer's hard drive by your web browser. On revisiting this web site, our computer server will recognise the cookies, telling us about your language preferences
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