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These cookies are placed directly by us and are only ever used by our website. They are necessary for the essential operation of the website, such as allowing you to log in as either a member or shopper and in order that you can be remembered when you return.

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Cookies are also placed by the following third party applications when accessing pages which incoporate them:
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For details about the cookies placed by third parties, please refer to the third party’s cookie policy.

Commercial advertising is not used by the website so advertising cookies are never used.

How do I change my cookie settings?

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It is also possible to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you visit described here...

Further Information

If you would like to know more about how we use cookies, please contact us at enquiries@addisons.org.uk. For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following: Last updated 21st May 2018

About us

The Addison’s Disease Self-Help Group is the support group for people with Addison’s disease or adrenal insufficiency and their families in the UK and Ireland.The group was formed in 1984 and is a UK registered charity no. 1179825.

Read about the ADSHG.

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