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About Cookies:

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  • but could equally be for a wide range of other purposes.

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Our Content Management SystemUsed site-wide to help determine user authentication and help with caching of requests and images etc. These are required cookies.
Google AnalyticsUsed site-wide to help us tracking visitor usage. This is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate use of those services and compile a report for us.
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