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b. Cookie Classification
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|Performance cookies||These cookies collect information about how customers use a website, for instance which pages customers go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identify a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.|
|Functionality cookies|| These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make such as your username, language or the region you are in and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching videos or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised.|
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c. Cookies Behaviour
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A persistent cookie file remains on the user’s device and is re-activated when the user visits the Site that created that particular cookie. These cookies expire after a certain period (set in the file), or can be removed manually.