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  • First-party cookies are created by the website that you visit i.e. the domain displayed in the URL.
  • Third-party cookies are created by other websites i.e. domains that are not the website you are visiting.. These websites own some of the content, like ads or images, that you see on the page.

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How does GPD use cookies?

GPD uses cookies to compile statistical data and information on the use of our website and its functioning, so that we can monitor and improve our website.

To monitor how our website is used, we utilise Google Analytics Universal which uses cookies. We create reports analysing website use based on the information and data provided by Google Analytics Universal. Google’s privacy policy can be found here. 

How to manage cookies?

You are free to set your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie. You are also free to set your browser settings to refuse or restrict the cookies our website attempts to send you. You can typically do this in the ‘preferences’ or ‘options’ menu of your browser. If you do disable cookies, some functions and features on the website may be limited.