Information about our use of cookies

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Our websites & use cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, and also allows us to improve our site.

By continuing to browse this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Different pages of our site (or other applications we provide that you might access using a web browser) may have different functionality and could use the following cookies:

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If you sign up for a trial account of our Caterbook software, this uses cookies (for example to remember the "date" you were viewing on the calendar) and will not function without them. By signing up for a trial account, you understand and accept that cookies will be stored on your browser.

Please note that third parties (including, providers of external services like Google’s web traffic analysis services and our third party Chat panel) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies.

You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. Alternatively you can opt not to view any more pages and leave this website.

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