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Elering’s website uses cookies, small text files that are saved on the website visitor’s device. Elering uses the following cookies:

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Essential cookies

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Non-essential cookies

Cookie name Provider Purpose Expiration Type
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Cookies managed by external parties

Non-essential cookies used on this website are managed by an external party. We use Google Analytics web analysis service provided by Google LLC. Google places cookies on the visitor’s device, these cookies collect data on the usage of the website and statistic on the usage. Google Analytics web analysis tools enable the site’s owner to understand and analyse how the visitors use the website. The data gathered are sent to Google servers by the web browser. No personal data are sent to Google servers.

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