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The journal website uses a number of Cookies to help us deliver an excellent service and to provide evidence to our funders of the website’s value to our readers.

Google Analytics

The journal website uses Google Analytics to collect technical information on your visit. Google Analytics uses Cookies to collect information in an anonymous form on topics such as the number of visitors to our website, where visitors have come to the website from, the pages visited and which operating system and web browsers are most used. With most web browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored. Please refer to your web browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. You can also install a browser tool provided by Google which can be set to indicate that information about your website visit should not be sent to Google Analytics,


The journal website also uses AddThis Cookies to collect information about how visitors are sharing our website pages. AddThis uses cookies to collect information in an anonymous form.

We use the information provided by Google Analytics and AddThis to help us improve the website and provide evidence to our funders of the website’s value to our readers.