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On Patient we use Persistent and Session cookies. Due to the advertising we use to support the site you may also receive Third-party cookies while using Patient.
Below is a list of cookies used by Patient:
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These cookies keeps you logged in. If you choose to stay logged in when you sign into Patient, this cookie becomes persistent and is stored on your computer for 7 days, being renewed everytime you revisit.
This cookie is used by us to collect anonymous data to allow us to understand and profile our visitors so that we can make improvements to the website.
Some third party cookies may be set on your computer by social media websites and advertising networks. These are used to better understand your interests so that they can market more relevant content to you at another time, in much the same way a supermarket loyalty card analyses your shopping bill and will market relevant discount offers to you based on the products you bought. This is called Behavioural Advertising.
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Below is a list of the third party cookies on Patient.Info:
We have provided links below to instructions for all the major browsers on how to change your cookie settings.
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Last revised 25th May 2018