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- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our websites when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our websites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our websites. They enable us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
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You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|Google Analytics||_ga||Used to distinguish users. Enables us to identify which pages are popular, estimate our audience size and usage pattern, and better understand how the web site is used.|
|Google Analytics GID||_gid||Used to distinguish users. Enables us to identify which pages are popular, estimate our audience size and usage pattern, and better understand how the web site is used.|
|Google Analytics Throttle||_gat||Used to throttle request rate. This cookie does not store any user information. It is used by Google limit the number of requests that have to be made to doubleclick.net (which will be zero in our case because we do not use any ads on our site).|
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