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Use of cookies by Health Data Research UK

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Type of cookie Cookies used Purpose Duration
Strictly necessary cookies Authentication security These cookies are necessary for the Gateway to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. 24 hours
Analytics cookies Google analytics Analytics cookies allow us to count the number of visitors to the Gateway, identify traffic sources and collect information about how visitors use the Gateway. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve the performance of the Gateway. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, and the data is used in an aggregated manner. You can opt out of analytics cookies in accordance with the section below. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our Gateway, and will not be able to monitor its performance. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. Manually removed

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