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What are cookies?

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There are many functions that a cookie can serve. For example, a cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit it. The Sinclair QL Forum uses the term "cookies" in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

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What sort of cookies does The Sinclair QL Forum use?

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Can a forum user block cookies?

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