Cookie Policy

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As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.


When you sign up to Axate, we also use a cookie provided by Axate. This a necessary functional cookie. It tracks which pages you access using your Axate account, and what amounts have been debited from your Axate wallet. This is to make sure that you are correctly charged, and to make sure you don’t get charged a second time once you’ve bought access to an article. If you have a subscription with us, it also helps to manage your subscription benefits.