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What type of cookies do we use? We use both first and third party cookies and session and persistent cookies. First-party cookies are those set by us, third-party cookies are set by another domain than the one of the website being visited (e.g. Google Analytics cookies). Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave the IACS website. A persistent cookie remains on your device for much longer or until you manually delete it (how long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or "lifetime" of the specific cookie and your browser settings).
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