Cookies

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We use them to help us understand how you use our website - by analysing this data we can work out how to improve our website's design and usability.

The cookies used on our site are as follows:

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Essential site cookies

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This cookie is essential for the website facilities and is set upon your arrival to the website. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

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Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. we use the information to compile reports and to help us to 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 have visited.

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How to opt out of cookies

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More information

The FDA's privacy policy can be read here.