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- obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet;
- carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve my content, products and services and to help me better understand my visitor requirements and interests;
- target our marketing and advertising campaigns more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests; and
- make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.
Description of cookies
The table below provides more information about some of the cookies we use and why:
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