We strive to provide you with sufficient information on the cookies we use so you can make an informed choice on the information you share with us.
If you have any further questions or comments, feel free to contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file saved on your computer or mobile device. It has a unique ID assigned to your device and enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as location, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time. That way, you don’t have to keep re-entering the information whenever you come back to the website or browse from one page to another. Cookies can also help customize your browsing experience.
Not all cookies contain personal information but where they do, we will treat this information as personal data in accordance with our Privacy Statement. We also treat cookie information as personal data where it is associated with your account or other contact information.
Types of cookies
There are two broad categories of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your device until deleted manually or automatically. Session cookies remain on your device until you close your browser and are thereby automatically deleted.
Please see below for further information on the types of cookies we use.
Analytics and performance-related cookies
These cookies help us measure traffic patterns to determine which areas of our website have been visited. We use this to research a visitor’s habits so that we can improve our online products and services. We may log IP addresses (that is, the electronic addresses of computers connected to the internet) to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements, and gather broad demographic information.
These cookies are not essential to the website and we will always ask for your consent before placing these cookies. You can withdraw your consent at all times. See Your preferences below
List of performance cookies
|Purpose||Type of data collected||Cookie name||How long is the cookie stored?|
|Used to feed into Google Analytics||Website activity||_ga||2 Years|
|Used to feed into Google Analytics||Website activity||_gid||1 Min|
|Used to feed into Google Analytics||Website activity||_gat_UA-58549377-1||1 Min|
|Used to feed into Google Analytics||Website activity||_gat_UA-36527001-1||1 Min|
|Split platform used to compare two versions of a webpage against each other to determine which one performs better||Stores a visitor’s unique Optimizely identifier||optimizelyEndUserId||10 Years|
|Persists the visitor’s Optimizely Classic segments||None||optimizelySegments||10 Years|
|Records the Optimizely Classic variation that the visitor has seen for each experiment. This allows us to deliver a consistent experience on successive page loads.||A record of the experimental webpage||optimizelyBuckets||10 Years|
|This ensures that all events are efficiently tracked||Clicks on experimental webpage||optimizelyPendingLogEvents||15 seconds|
Our website may make use of other technologies, as detailed below.
|Name of technology||Type of data collected||Purpose|
|Expression Engine Content Management System||exp_last_visit||Records last visit|
|Expression Engine Content Management System||exp_tracker||Records last 5 pages visited to re-direct users effectively, such as after login|
|Expression Engine Content Management System||exp_csrf_token||It prevents submissions to forms from other websites and is a security measure against certain forms of hacking attacks|
|Custom Cookie||SignInShown1||Displays if you are signed in|
It’s possible to restrict or block cookies or even delete cookies that have already been placed on your device. If you do so, you may not be able to access certain parts of our website and we may think that you have never visited us before and will therefore show you the Cookie Notice again and ask for your consent in placing cookies.
You can also restrict or block cookies by changing your browser’s settings. Check the specific information in your browser’s help section to find out how to manage your cookie settings.
How to contact us
If you have any questions, comments or complaints regarding cookies, please contact us via email at email@example.com