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How does The Online City use cookies?

Cookies are used for a variety of purposes on our website:

  • Remembering that you've signed in whilst navigating the website.

  • Analysing how you use and interact with the website.

  • Personalised Google Adsense advertising .

We have simplified the way cookies are used on our website, agreeing to our cookie policy allows us to store cookies as intended. Cookies used on the website are defined with their purpose below.


Required Cookies

These cookies are required in order to use our website, without them  you would not be able to use the website as intended.


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Functional cookies

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Performance Cookies

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Google Analytics

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Social Media Cookies

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