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First party cookies (PHG Foundation) websites uses cookies in several places - we've listed each of them below with more details about why we use them and how long they will last.

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We use a number of suppliers who may also set cookies on their websites on its behalf. PHG Foundation does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these.

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