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Our cookies

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Source of CookieCookie NameTypePurpose
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UC Main Website and Applications
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SessionThis cookie is used to enable core site functionality that requires users to have signed in. This cookie is automatically deleted when you close your browser.
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UC Federated Identity Solution
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Cookies by 3rd party platforms and sites

To support our content publication, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as You Tube and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, You Tube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies.

Cookies set up by Sharing Tools

We would like to draw your attention to the fact many of our websites now carry embedded ‘share’ buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their friends through a number of popular social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Turning off Cookies

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