Last updated: 28 November 2020
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What types of cookies exist?

First-party cookies: a cookie set by The Breed Archive (TBA).

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Session cookies: temporary cookies that are deleted from your computer when you close your browser. We will use the session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website.

Persistent cookies: permanent cookies that remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date. We will use the persistent cookies to enable our website to recognise you when you visit and provide you with a personalised service, e.g. by storing your preferred language.

Which third-party cookies do we use on this page?

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).
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We place Google Adsense advertisements on our website, a digital advertising service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).
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Further information concerning data privacy by Google can be found online on Google Privacy and Terms.

Browser settings for cookies

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