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You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.
|cookies_popup_set||cookies_popup_set||Store information about cookies popup.|
|comment_author||comment_author||Store information about user name for commenting blog posts.|
|comment_author_email||comment_author_email||Store information about user email address for commenting blog posts.|
|qtrans_front_language||qtrans_front_language||Store information about user language preferences|
|_ga||_ga||Used to distinguish users.|
|_gid||_gid||Used to distinguish users.|
|_gat||_gat||Used to throttle request rate.|
|AMP_TOKEN||AMP_TOKEN||Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service|
|_gac_<property-id>||_gac_<property-id>||Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Learn more.|
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