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You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, as set out above, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. For instance, our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded video powered by YouTube and Vimeo. Disabling all cookies may mean you cannot access the functions offered by these third parties.
More information about cookies, including how to block them or delete them, can be found at www.aboutcookies.org
Any changes to this cookies policy in the future will be posted on this page and we will take all measures necessary to communicate any changes to this cookies policy to you. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this cookies policy. We will also bring your attention to such changes by updating our cookie banner/ pop-up.
This policy was last reviewed and updated: 1 April 2020