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Cookies used on OHE.org
The following cookies are used on this site:
- Cookies set by the Google Analytics service, which tracks information about how our visitors use our website.
- Cookies set by the ShareThis social sharing service.
Google Analytics collects and analyses information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. Read about how Google Analytics works and the cookies it sets at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
ShareThis is a service that allows visitors to this website to easily share content such as news articles. Read about how ShareThis works and the cookies it sets at https://www.sharethis.com/privacy/ where you can also opt out of tracking by the service.
Other site usage data we collect
In addition to the data collected by the services described above, we also automatically collect further administrative data when you use the site in our server logs. This includes your IP address a number that is assigned to your computer or device (usually automatically by your Internet service provider or mobile carrier) whenever you are online. We may also record the web page from which you linked to the site (the HTTP referer – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_referer – for example, another website or a search engine); the pages you visit on this site and other information about the type of web browser, computer, device, platform, related software and settings you are using that is sent with your HTTP request (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_HTTP_header_fields#Request_fields) and any search terms you have entered on this site. We use this information for internal system administration, to help diagnose problems with our servers and to operate the site.