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Cookie Policy

What Are 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.

By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

Dods Cookie Use

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies.
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies.
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies.
These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies.
These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Brief description
__utma Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
__utmb Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
__utmc Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
__utmz Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
_ga Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
_gat Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
_gid Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
ii_Globalisation Functional cookie - stores your country code - i.e. GB - where location personalisation is active.
CookieNoticeSeen Necessary cookie - confirms you've seen and dismissed the cookie notification. Ensures the website can prevent the notice from showing again.
ASPSessionID Necessary cookie - ASP session cookie - deleted when you end your visitor session.

More information on Google's privacy policy

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, 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.

Blocking cookies

If you choose to block cookies some parts of this website may not operate. To block cookies please do this within your browser settings. Most browsers allow you to block cookies within their settings and we have provided links to the most commonly used browsers.

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