important that your users are aware. The Privacy and Electronic
their sites to provide users with clear, accessible information about the
purposes for which cookies are used.
Moreover, great care must be taken with cookies that use personal data, a
term which takes on a much broader definition than it used to, thanks to
the UK GDPR. Finally, obtaining user consent to
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question. User-friendly language is used throughout in order to maximise
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information and practical guidance can be found in our Cookie Law Guidance
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