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|ourpatch.education||Helps us ensure the security of our website and the information that is sent to and from the server.||Session|
|ourpatch.education||Stores the name of the current visual theme to provide proper design to the dialog windows.||1 Day|
|ourpatch.education||Stores the visitor’s preferred content culture and language settings.||1 Year|
|AdRoll||Allows us to retarget marketing.||5 Years|
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|Smartsupp||Allows continuation of chat messages when moving between pages and subsequent visits.||Length of Session|
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|Smartsupp||Allows tracking of chat sessions so that we can improve customer experience.||180 Days|
More Information Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.