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Cookie policy

We may collect non-personal statistical information about which information you are accessing on our site though cookies.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. 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 the data you choose to share with us.

This site uses some unobtrusive cookies to store information on your computer. Some cookies on this site are essential, and the site won’t work as expected without them. These cookies are set when you submit a form, login or interact with the site by doing something that goes beyond clicking on simple links. We also use some non-essential cookies to anonymously track visitors or enhance your experience of the site.

By using this website you are accepting that the following cookies will be used.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website. Google Analytics stores IP address anonymously on its servers in the US, and neither The Manufacturing Coop nor Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information. These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session. By accessing this website the user has given consent to us to use these cookies.

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If you are not happy with how we use cookies you can set your browser to block cookies however this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

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