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What are cookies used for?
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What types of cookies does LearnedWords use?
There are four categories of cookies: “Strictly Necessary,” “Performance,” “Functionality,” and “Targeting” used on LearnedWords.
Here is some information about each cookie category:
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How long will cookies stay?
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Read how Google uses your information for further details.