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Cookies we use
At present we use four cookies, wp-settings-1 used to control image size. wp-settings-time-1 used to control the time. pmcwidth monitors the resolution width and PHPSESSID this saves the computers ip address, web browser, session id and the last activity on the site, more detailed information about this can be found here at w3schools
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