What are cookies?
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Examples of cookies used by The e.Lib are described below. For information about how to manage these cookies, please see the Controlling Cookies section below.
- Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly necessary cookies support the proper operation of our Services. Examples of the strictly necessary cookies used by The e.Lib include:
- load balancing cookies that distribute user access across multiple servers. These cookies help ensure that individual servers do not become overloaded and unresponsive to user request; and
- session ID cookies to streamline communication with your browser.
- Functional Cookies
Functional cookies make our Services more personalized and easier to use. Examples of functional cookies used by The e.Lib include:
- site settings to be carried across user page views, like paging through a list of items; and
- Performance Measurement Cookies
- Third Party Cookies and Advertising
How to control cookies
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Scope of this document
The cookie-related information in this document is valid for all of The e.Lib’s affiliated organizations and websites:
- Anthroposophical Publications (AnthroPubs)
- Fine Art Presentations
- KnowNews dot Net
- Now I See … (book reviews)
- Rudolf Steiner e.Lib
- Online Study Groups
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