What are cookies?

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How are cookies used on this site?

  1. Session id: A session ID is stored in a cookie and this is required for authentication, preference tracking, and other necessary functions to fully engage with this website. This session id is necessary to validate the email form on this site and activate the captcha verification which prevents the form being used by spammers to send out spam emails.
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Declining Cookies

You can decline the use of cookies but as this action cannot be stored within a cookie you will be prompted to accept or decline the use of cookies on subsequent pages and visits. Additionally some features of this site be not display or function.