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1. Our 'session' cookie, [called PHPSESSID].
This remembers your 'session' which means your language and location preference.
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2. Our 'analytics' cookies from Google Analytics [called _utma, _utmb, _utmc, & _utmz].
These are industry standard cookies which allow us to see how people are using the site. Our aim is to understand which sections of the site you find most useful and to keep the content up to date.
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The cookies vary depending on which sharing methods or social networks that you use but they don't store personal data. For example an 'addthis' cookie would collect data that you had 'Shared' a story on Facebook, but it doesn't know who you are, and can't sell that data or use it commercially.
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