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Permanent cookies are saved as a text file on your computer and used to save information when you visit various websites. These cookies should facilitate your use by i.e. remembering login information or making your visit more exciting by displaying advertising adapted to your searches.
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You can turn off cookie storage in your browser settings. In some browsers, you can choose to block permanent cookies but still allow temporary cookies. Without cookie storage, however, you will not be able to use certain features and services on websites. In your browsers help function, you will find information on how to change the settings for cookies. In your browser settings, you can also delete cookies from your hard drive.
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