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The cookies used by the PSPS website and their purpose is set out in the table below.
|eMember_in_use||Non-persistent||Session||This cookie is used by the eMember PSPS membership software to indicate that you have logged in to this site as a Society member. This cookie is expires when your current session ends.|
|psps_banner_collapsed||Persistent||1 year||On the home page of this this site your may choose to hide the 'preserving and operating paddle steamers' banner. We use this cookie to anonymous remember your choice on this device.|
|psps_notification||Persistent||1 year||When a special announcement is published on this site we may draw your attention to it by displaying a slide out notification. This site uses this cookie to remember when you have dismissed the notification so that it is not displayed to you again.|
|wordpress_logged_in_xxx||Non-persistent||Session||WordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs this website. It uses a this cookie to indicate that you have logged in to this site. This cookie is expires when your current session ends.|
|wordpress_xxx||Non-persistent||Session||WordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs this website. It uses this cookie to store your authentication details if you have access to certain areas of this site. This cookie is expires when your current session ends.|
|wp_emember_xxx||Persistent||1 week||This encrypted cookie is used by the eMember PSPS membership software to remember your log in state. This cookie is expires one week after your last log in.|