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What are cookies?
These are small files that track what a user does on a website and can tell the website owner information including the number of visitors on the page, how long visitors stay on each page, what browser, operating system and screen resolutions their computer used..etc This type of information is collected by Google Analytics.
They are used in the social media buttons such as Facebook and also from Google Anayltics which collects data including the number of hits to the site.
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