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The PAL website only uses cookies with interactive pages, such as online forms, when it is necessary to maintain a unique ‘id’ on your browser whilst you use those pages. Any cookies that remain on your computer from PAL do not contain any record of the information you may enter, nor any other personal information, and are only used so that interactive sessions function correctly.