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We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|Session cookies||Temporary cookies||This helps websites recognise users and the information provided when they navigate through a website. Session cookies only retain information about a user’s activities for as long as they are on the website. Once the web browser is closed, the cookies are deleted.
Examples of purposes for which a cookie may be used:
This cookie is essential for our site to enables us to:
|Permanent Cookies||Persistent cookies||Permanent cookies, also known as ‘persistent cookies’, remain in operation even after the web browser has closed. For example they can remember login details and passwords so web users don’t need to re-enter them every time they use a site. The law states that permanent cookies must be deleted after 12 months||https://www.rocketlawyer.co.uk/article/different-types-of-internet-cookies.rl|
|Flash cookies||Super cookies||Flash cookies, also known as ‘super cookies’, are independent from the web browser. They are designed to be permanently stored on a user’s computer. These types of cookies remain on a user’s device even after all cookies have been deleted from their web browser.||https://www.rocketlawyer.co.uk/article/different-types-of-internet-cookies.rl|
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