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- Measure promotional effectiveness.
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You're always free to decline cookies if your browser permits. However, if you
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In addition, web beacons are used to track the traffic patterns of users from one page
to another in order to maximise web traffic flow.
We may work with other companies who place cookies or web beacons on our websites.
These companies help operate our websites and provide you with additional products
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DoubleClick, Google Analytics, MediaPlex, Visual Sciences, and Webtrends are our
anonymous site metrics and analytics. We require these companies to use the
information they collect only to provide us with these services under contract.
information, which may be used to tailor the advertising you see on the Gumtree sites
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