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Browser settingsYou can usually control most cookies through the settings on your web browser.When you visit our website our default setting is that only necessary cookies will be placed. Any additional cookies will only be placed with your direct consent.
Strictly necessary cookiesSome cookies are essential to help your devices download information, or so you can move around websites and use their features. Without these cookies, content, products, or services you’ve asked for can’t be provided. Here are some examples of essential cookies:• Positioning information on a smartphone screen, tablet device or other screen so that you can see the website and use its functionality.• When you add something to the online shopping basket, cookies make sure it is still there when you get to the checkout.• Some are session cookies which make it possible to navigate through the website smoothly.
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These cookies collect information about how visitors use our site. Information is collected anonymously. We use the information to improve the website. Information collected includes the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come from and pages visited.
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When you access Athena Care Homes sites for the first time you will be asked to set your preferences for the use of these cookies. You can change your mind at any time by accessing the cookie icon in the bottom left of your screen while visiting our site.
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