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Cookies are only used to record aggregated data about your use of the Site including details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. Such information also includes traffic data, location data and other communication data, all of which is used to help us improve the Site and therefore give you a better user experience. Some cookies are set by us and some by third parties delivering services on our behalf.
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Please note that by blocking or deleting cookies on the Site, you may not be able to take full advantage of the Site if you do so.
The Site will from time to time embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. “by Thekla” does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third-party website for more information about these.