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Cookies used on this site
Here is information on the types of cookies used on this site:
These are used to track user interaction and detect potential problems. These help us improve our services by providing analytical data on how users use this site.
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_gid: Expiration time 1 minute. Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
(For more information, see what Google Analytics has to say here)
GPS, PREF, VISITOR_INFO_LIVE, YSC: Used by YouTube (Owned by Google) to help the embedded videos on the site to function and also to track. We have no control over these cookies.
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Cookies that are necessary for the site to function properly.
Used by WordPress:
gdpr[allowed_cookies], gdpr[consent_types]: these are WordPress cookies used by the GDPR plugin by Trew Knowledge to assist compliance with GDPR.
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wordpress_logged_in, wordpress_sec, wordpress_test_cookie, wp-settings-1, and wp-settings-time-1: used when a user is logged in to the site, and possibly for the main site