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These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Sites. They include, for example, cookies that allow us to know certain browser information, system operating system, times and durations that the Sites have been visited, connection speed data and to store your cookie preferences for our Sites.
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They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Sites. This helps us to improve the way the Sites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. It also helps us understand which pages and services people are interested in so that we can decide how it is presented and what is offered.
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