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We do use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us to improve our website, making it better for users. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies on your web browser. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer, see the section below.
How to control and delete cookies
You may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer (including those from this visit) as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile device you will need to refer to your handset manual.
Cookies we use
Below is a guide to the cookies we use and what they do:
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|These cookies help us to log you in, secure your connection and provide a tailored experience for you. These are all essential to the Somerset End of Life Care and Bereavement Support website and are destroyed when you log out.|
|_ga and _gat||These cookies enable the function of Google Analytics. This software helps us collect and analyse visitor information such as browser usage, new visitor numbers and system performance and helps us to improve the website and your experience. There is no personally identifiable information collected and this data only gives us a general overview of the system's usage and performance.|