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What are cookie files?

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What kind of cookies are used by Pomeranian Digital Library website?

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The Pomoeranian Digital Library website use Google Analytics – a website analysis service provided by Google Inc ("Google"). Google Analytics uses its own "cookie" files to report user interactions on our sites. Information obtained using this tool is not shared with other entities and is used only for statistical purposes and to improve the usability of websites.

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