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Using your browser to control cookies
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Types of cookies
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Functionality cookies allow the website to remember any choices you make about the website (such as changes to text size, customised pages) or enable services such as commenting on a blog.
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Google Universal Analytics sets a unique ID that is used to calculate data for analytics reports.
|First Party Persistent||2 years|
Analytics tracking of user on this site.
|First Party Session||Browser Session|
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|Gstatic/Google||NID||Advertising cookie by google||Third Party Persistent||6 Months|
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