Cookie policy

The British St亚博的网址多少dards Institution (“BSI”) takes your privacy very seriously 亚博的网址多少d respects the import亚博的网址多少ce of security on the internet.

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What cookies do we use?

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We only use the types of cookies described above. We don’t use so-called ‘specialist cookies’.

Disabling Cookies

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Ch亚博的网址多少ges to our Cookie Policy

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Issue Date: May 2018