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Cookies are electronic markers which mean we can learn more about what you are interested in on our website, so we can remember your preferences. They also help us monitor site usage, which helps us improve the site generally.

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We use analytical/performance cookies. These type of cookies allow us to both recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it.

We may use 'session' cookies (which expire when you close your browser) and 'persistent' cookies (which remain on your hard drive for an extended period of time) to help us better understand how our site is used.

Other information which we may collect about you, through the use of cookies, consists of the following:

  • the IP address from which you access our site;
  • the type of browser and operating system you use to access our site;
  • the date and time you access our site;
  • the pages you visit; and
  • the addresses of pages from where you followed a link to our site

We use Google's Analytics, which requires us to share your data with Google as described in their privacy policy.

We do not correlate any information in the cookies information with data about individual users. We do not share the cookie information with any third party for advertising purposes.

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  • User identification and authentication
  • User preference storage
  • A/B performance testing
  • Usage pattern assessment and traffic analysis

Cookies placed do not include personally identifiable information such as name, phone number, e-mail address or mailing address, nor does Crazy Egg link cookies to such personally identifiable information in its servers or databases.

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Third party cookies

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How to block cookies

You don't have accept cookies if you don't want to.

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