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The OCD-UK websites ( http://www.ocduk.org, http://www.ocdshop.com and http://www.ocdforums.org) do not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences and are not shared with any third parties.
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OCD-UK uses certain essential cookies which are needed to enable the provision of our website’s core service. In accordance with the Information Commissioner and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (EC Directive) which came into force on the 26th May 2011, no consent is needed to place these cookies on your browser.
In addition to these essential cookies, other non-essential cookies that help OCD-UK improve your website experience and measure our statistical activity are used. By using our website you are consenting to these cookies being placed on your browser, however you can disable them using your browser settings. Details of how to do this are listed below.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
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|ocd-uk_cookiecontrol||This is a tool to improve the performance of the website for the user which is set to expire after 90 days. It is the cookie which prevents the need to show the cookie compliance text and acceptance button.|
This is a tool to improve the performance of the website for the user which is set to expire after 24 hours of your last visit to the OCD-UK website.
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|SESS||This session cookie is set by the OCD-UK website system to power the website. It stores user's current session ID so the website can store temporary data in a $_SESSION variable. It is set to expire after 25 days of your last visit to the OCD-UK website.|
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