What is a cookie?
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- Understanding how you use our site
- Showing you recipes that are relevant to your taste based on past searches.
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- Working with partners to serve you relevant advertising ( in the future )
Using cookies and other technology helps us to analyse how our site is being used, measure the number of visitors to the site, and display advertising.
Cookies that are used by the mad scientists kitchen are referred to as “first-party cookies” and those that are used by our partners are “third-party cookies”. Because of how cookies work, our website cannot access third-party cookies; nor can other organisations access the data in the cookies we use on our website. There are more details about both in the following sections.
What types of cookies do we use ?
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