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Browser cookie privacy policy

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your internet browser. They are typically used to keep track of the settings that a website visitor has selected and actions they have taken on our website.

In accordance with data privacy regulations, we must inform you that we are using cookies on our website.

Essential Cookies

These are integral to correctly displaying our website during your visit -

(please note that disabling these cookies is likely to prevent our website from displaying correctly, or not at all).

XSRF-TOKEN - Used for security reasons (duration - session)

hs - Used for security reasons (duration - session)

svSession - Used in connection with user login (duration 2 years)

SSR-caching - Used to indicate the system from which the site was rendered (duration 1 minute)

_wixCIDX - Used for system monitoring/debugging (duration 3 months)

_wix_browser_sess - Used for system monitoring/debugging (duration - session)

consent-policy - Used for cookie banner parameters (duration 12 months)

smSession - Used to identify logged in site members (duration - session)

TS* - Used for system effectiveness measurement (duration 30 minutes)

bSession - Used for system effectiveness measurement (duration - 30 mins)

fedops.logger.sessionId - Used for stability/effectiveness measurement (duration - 12 months)

wixLanguage - Used on multilingual websites to save user language preference (duration 12 months)

Non Essential cookies

These may include cookies from:

Google - for analysing user visits to our website (which pages have been viewed, how the site has been entered and exited)

You Tube - where we run slideshows or videos promoting an appropriate healthcare service or bulletin (which may have been created by a third party)

Checking your cookies

You can check which cookies are used when you are on a particular page of our website by clicking on the padlock icon in the address bar of your web browser and selecting the Cookies option.

Useful information regarding cookies –

Below is a link to a useful site which aims to explain to visitors in more detail what cookies are and why they are used:

Other links

For our complete list of privacy policies please visit

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