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What are cookies?
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You can also control optional cookies when you use citizensinformation.ie. You can do this through the “My Cookie Preferences” button at the bottom of every page on citzensinformation.ie. We set out information about the optional cookies we use in ‘What cookies do we use?’ below
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What cookies do we use?
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|Cookie Name||Expiration Time||Description|
|CIOGAnalytics||12 months from last visit||Google Analytics|
|CIOGAnalytics_gid||24 hours from last visit||Google Analytics|
|_gat||10 minutes||Used to throttle request rate|
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