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Aurora Institute uses the following types of cookies:
- ‘Strictly necessary cookies’ which are required for the operation of the website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the website, or make use of e-billing services.
- ‘Functionality cookies’ which are used to recognise you when you return to the website. This enables us to personalise the content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
- ‘Targeting cookies’ to record your visit to the website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make the website more relevant to your interests.
- ‘Analytical/performance cookies’ to help us to improve our website over time, by giving us insights into how the various sections of our website are used and how users interact with our website, for example which pages users go to most often and whether they get error messages from web pages. These cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of users logging into the website. The information collected is anonymous.
The cookies listed are supplied by WordPress and Google Analytics. Aurora Institute has no control over these cookies but uses them to improve the website experience. These named third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services.
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