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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than any data you choose to share with us, for example via our enquiry form.
We use the following cookies on this website:
Used by Google Universal Analytics to track traffic to and usage of our website. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone, we do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website, and we do not share this information with anyone. These cookies contain a randomly generated number as a client identifier.
Expiry time: 24 hours.
Managing cookies on your computer
Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage or delete them, visit the About Cookies website (opens in new window).
You can choose to block the cookies that are set by the Show Globe website, however you must be aware that doing so may mean that parts of the site will not work correctly.
The law that controls how cookies are used on websites has changed. There is more information on the Information Commissioners website (opens in new window).