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How to remove or block cookies

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To find out more about cookies, including what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

Type of cookie Names of cookies Comments
Necessary PHPSESSID, CookieControl, FluentLocale, _cfduid Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as page navigation and access to secure areas. The website cannot function properly without these cookies, and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.
Analytics _ga, _gid, _gat, __utma, __utmt, _utmb, __utmc, __utmz,__utmv We use Google Analytics cookies to analyse use of our website (for example, to record the number of visitors and what pages were visited).
Marketing _fbp Facebook pixel allows Facebook to serve you relevant adverts about Japan House London

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