Also known as “functionality cookies”, these cookies allow a website to remember choices you have made in the past, like what language you prefer, what region you would like weather reports for, or what your user name and password are so you can automatically log in.
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This cookie is set if the user has agreed for cookies to be used. It is used for two purposes:
- To record the fact that the user has so agreed. This constitutes the record of consent for the purposes of the EU's GDPR.
- To prevent the cookie compliance message from appearing on every page of the website!
The cookie expires after 182 days (approximately 6 months). No personally identified data is stored - the cookie's value is always
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One or more cookies of this form may be set to record that any "flash" messages displayed on various pages have been dismissed by the user. Without this cookie being set the flash message will be displayed on every page.
The cookie expires after 365 days. No personally identified data is stored - the cookie's value is always
Anyone who used the website before 2022-11-20 may also have other cookies set. They are
dd_flash_1). The first two cookies served a similar purpose to
dd_flash_1 had the same purpose as the
dd-base--flash-XXX cookies. An attempt has been made to delete these older cookies, but it is possible that they will remain in place until they expire. They can be deleted via your browser's settings.