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As most of the web sites, this site automatically logs and analyses certain information about every request made of it. This information is used for system administration, for bug tracking, and for producing usage statistics. The logged information may be kept for up to two years. Log files do not capture personal information but do capture the user's IP address, which is automatically recognised by our web server. We also record usernames of logged in users.

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide when registering with our website.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.


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Page last updated: 06/04/2017