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The Set Up’s website does not capture or store personal information, but merely logs the user’s IP address which is automatically recognised by the web server. This is used to record the number of visitors on our site.
Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This is to ensure that the service is available when you want it and fast. For more information about Google Analytic’s cookies please click here.
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Removing and disabling cookies
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