What Are Cookies?
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As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet Protocol addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp and "clickstream" data your browser sends to our site.
We use this information to analyse trends, to administer the site, to detect and prevent fraudulent activity, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically collected data to other forms of data, including Personal Data, unless we have reason to believe that a user is engaging in criminal or fraudulent activity on our site.
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Hopefully this has clarified things for you. If there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not, it is usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.
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81-83 Fulham High Street
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Phone: +44 (0)20 8069 5000