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In common with most websites we automatically log certain information about every visit to the site. This includes your IP address and information relating to your requests from our servers, for example date and time, referrer, user agent, request type and details of request size. This information is used to help us manage the website and where necessary to investigate potential misuse or breaches in regulations.