cookie declaration

cookie declarationStephen Rich2018-09-08T10:38:01+00:00

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

CookieTypeDurationDescription
Strictly Necessary
__cfduidpersistent1 yearCookie associated with sites using CloudFlare used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare, it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.
Functionality
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessarypersistent1 yearCookie notification.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-for-gtmpersistent11 monthsThis cookie is used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
Analytics
sc_is_visitor_uniquepersistent2 yearsStatcounter: used to track the number of visits and the time of the visit and keeps track of returning visits. No personal information is stored in the cookie.
is_uniquethird party5 yearsStatcounter: used to track the number of visits and the time of the visit and keeps track of returning visits. No personal information is stored in the cookie.
_gatpersistent58 secondsThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to the documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.
_gidpersistent23 hoursGoogle Universal Analytics: used to track the amount of visits and the time of the visit and keeps track of returning visits.
_gapersistent2 yearsGoogle Universal Analytics: this cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.
__cfduidthird party1 yearStatcounter: they use Cloudflare to prevent DDOS attacks and speed up the loading of their service.
Targeting/Advertising
mcthird party8 monthsHost: .quantserve.com This domain is owned by Quantcast. The main business activity is: Market and Audience Segmentation, Targeted advertising services.
dthird party3 monthsHost: .quantserve.com This domain is owned by Quantcast. The main business activity is: Market and Audience Segmentation, Targeted advertising services.
HSIDthird party1 yearHost: .google.com This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear. Used by Google in combination with SID to verify Google user account and most recent login time.
SAPISIDthird party1 yearHost: .google.com This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear.
SIDthird party1 yearHost: .google.com This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear. This cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time.
SSIDthird party1 yearHost: .google.com This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear.
APISIDthird party1 yearHost: .google.com This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear.
idthird party1 yearHost: .doubleclick.net This domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real-time bidding advertising exchange.