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We may update this cookie policy so it’s a good idea to come back and read through it again from time to time.

This cookie policy was last updated on 22 May 2018.


What are cookies?

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Cookies are created when you visit a website or other service that uses cookies. Cookies are commonly used to help the user’s browsing experience and provide more information about the user’s experience and interests. This information is generally used to make content, services and advertising more relevant and useful during future visits.


Which cookies do ResearchBods use on our site and why?

Our site uses Strictly Necessary and Analytical/Performance.



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Analytical/Performance cookies

Analytical cookies allow us to recognise and to count the number of visitors to our website and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This enables us to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our website. This helps us to improve the experience that we offer to you on our website, by helping us make sure our visitors find the information they are looking for easily.


Name Type of Cookie Who serves this Cookie Expiry
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_gid Analytical Google 24 hours

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