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How Optometry Scotland uses cookies

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On this website they fall into three categories, Mandatory, Marketing (Optional) and Third Party. Below is an explanation of what each cookies purpose is.


Cookie Name Purpose Owner
[name of cookie] This cookie helps the site understand if you are signed in (authenticated). Microsoft
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OptometryScotlandMarketingPermissionCookie This cookie tells the site if you would like to include marketing cookies to aid us in understanding how you use the site and what products have been purchased. Optometry Scotland
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Cookie Name Purpose Owner
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