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About cookies: This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to Books4Ears’ use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.  This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies.  Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

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Cookies on our website

Books4Ears uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:

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Google Analytics collects information about how visitors use our site. Google Analytics uses the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

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