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Strictly necessary cookies – These are cookies that are required for the operation of the website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into parts of the website.
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Functionality cookies – These are used to recognise you when you return to the website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies – These cookies record your visit to the website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.
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