About Cookies, and how we use them

a) PTEN Research Foundation uses 'cookies' on the Web Site. A ‘Cookie’ is a small file stored on your computer hard drive and that assigns a numerical user ID and stores certain information about your online browsing. Cookies are a way that information such as whether you have visited the Web Site before is recorded on your computer and used by PTEN Research Foundation to improve the Web Site and the services available to you. If you do not wish for PTEN Research Foundation to use cookies when you use the Web Site please adjust your Internet browser settings to not accept cookies. Your computer's help file should tell you how to do this but please note that this may affect your ability to use the Web Site and the Content.

b) If you don't disable "cookies" the Web Site will ask for and store details including name and email address and may automatically insert certain information on the Content submission forms so that you can use the Web Site with less form filling.

c) By setting your web site browser to accept cookies, you consent for us, and out advertising partners, to place cookies on your hard drive to help analyse Web Site traffic or let us know when you visit a particular site that is part of our advertising network.

d) We analyse the data on how people use our Web Site, but please note that we use this information for statistical analysis purposes only.

By using this website, you're confirming that you're happy to accept our use of cookies. This page tells you more about what cookies are and how we use them.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed onto your computer's hard drive or in your web browser memory when you visit a website. Almost every website uses cookies.

What are cookies for?

Cookies help to make your experience of using a website better. For example, they can remember the information you supply as you register with a website so that you can sign in with one click next time. What cookies don't do is store any confidential information about you personally.

The cookies on our website simply allow us to track generic usage of our website - not your individual usage behaviour.

Are cookies safe?

Yes, they are. Cookies are small text files. They can't look into your computer or read any personal information or other material on your hard drive. Cookies can't transmit viruses or install anything harmful on your computer.

Why should I keep cookies turned on?

We would like you to keep cookies active on your computer during your visits to our website because parts of the site rely on them to work properly. For example, you would not be able to view a location map without them.

How can I turn cookies off?

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