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  1. What are cookies?

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  2. Why do we use cookies?

    We use cookies so that we can give you a better experience when you return to our web site. If you disable cookies from your browser you may not be able to access certain features of a particular web site.
    Some of the cookies we use are necessary, whereas others are optional.

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  3. What other technologies do we use?

    The Unclaimed Assets Register uses HTML, CSS and JavaScript to provide functionality. All of which are common technologies used throughout the Internet. None of which are used to track user information.

  4. Which cookies do we use?
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    You can find out how to do this for your particular browser by clicking “help” on your browser's menu, or by visiting: www.allaboutcookies.org. For example, in Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 you can delete cookies by selecting “Tools/Internet Options”, clicking on “Delete” in the Browsing History section and then selecting “delete cookies”. Options to accept, block, or require notification for the use of cookies are found under: “Tools/Internet Options/Privacy/Advanced”. Please be aware however that if you chose to block cookies you may not be able to access certain features of this web site.

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