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The cookies on the website:

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  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
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  • Allow you to comment on posts
  • Give us insights that allow us to improve the website

This information is sometimes shared with the University of Cambridge, and in other cases, third parties. You are of course free to disable cookies.

How to disable cookies

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of this website as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites. Below are links to sources of guidance on how to do this in popular browsers:

You may also find theĀ Digital Advertising Alliance’s tool for opting out of the collection of information for ad targeting useful.