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When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
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When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
Cookies are used on this site to store information for analytics (seeing how many people visit the site, what pages they read, etc), social interaction (buttons to share on Facebook, etc), advertisements, and any additional features used on an individual articles (e.g., feedback forms).
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