What are cookies
Cookies are small files that web sites store on your computer when you visit. They are used to store information that the web site can remember about you so that when you return to that site in the future it will already know some of your details or preferences.
You may choose to disable cookies, by changing setting within your internet browser. It should be noted that some web sites, including this one may no longer work as expected with cookies disabled.
Cookies may also be allowed or blocked on individually approved web sites by maintaining an exceptions list within your web browser settings.
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