Cookie Policy

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(1) Necessary Cookies - Session Cookies: cookies that are necessary to provide the services requested by you, including use of the website itself. Session cookies allow logged in users to be recognized when they navigate a website and make changes. A session cookie expires when the user logs out of the application. OpenScholar does not use session cookies for anonymous users.

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