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Details about IRUS cookie use are given below.
Cookies for measuring website usage
IRUS uses Matomo to gather usage information which helps us understand how the service is being used and identify areas for improvement. Matomo is an open-source analytics tool and an alternative to Google Analytics. You can find out more about Matomo on their website. Please note that Matomo respects any donottrack settings in your web browser.
||Used to store details and identify a visitor of the site
||Used to store details about a visitor's activity on the site
||Performance AWSALB is an application load balancer cookie set by Amazon Web Services (AWS) to map the session to the target. Used to make sure Matomo can cope with unexpected traffic
||This cookie is managed by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and is used for load balancing. Used to make sure Matomo can cope with unexpected traffic