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A cookie is simply a technology for remembering something about you.

Without cookies, a website is like a goldfish who loses its memory every time you visit a new page. Once you visit a new page, it doesn’t remember who you are.

Now this can be a good and a bad thing. Without any memory, a website can’t do a lot of stuff. It can’t let you log in, because it forgets who you are. It can’t let you buy anything, because it forgets what you’re buying.

But it also means it can’t track you. Some websites use cookies to remember what you do on their website, and to target ads at you. And some of those websites share their cookies, so that ads on one website know what you liked on another. This has scared a lot of people.

Cookies aren’t automatically good or bad, but it’s worth understanding what you can do about them.

You can turn them off completely, which is a bit like banning all music to prevent another Justin Bieber album. Many websites simply won’t work.

A better option would be to turn off 3rd party cookies, which will stop most websites from sharing information about you. Some browsers – like Safari – do this automatically.

And finally, you can take a deeper look into any websites which concern you. Most websites have policies that explain what they do, if you care to look.

Well over 90% of websites use cookies. Cookies aren’t automatically good or bad, but it’s worth understanding what you can do about them.

Find out how to disable cookies.

 

 

The formal stuff

1. Introduction

1.1 Our website uses cookies.

2. Credit

2.1 This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal.

3. About cookies

3.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

3.2 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

3.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user.

4. Cookies that we use

4.1 We use cookies for the following purposes:

(a) [authentication – we use cookies [to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website][ (cookies used for this purpose are:DYNSRV, wordpress_XXXX,_drip_client, )]];

(b) [status – we use cookies [to help us to determine if you are logged into our website][ (cookies used for this purpose are: [wordpress_logged_ and wordpress_test_cookie ])]];

(c) [analysis – we use cookies [to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services][ (cookies used for this purpose are listed below)]];

5. Cookies used by our service providers

5.1 Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

5.2 We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: HYPERLINK “https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/”https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.[ The relevant cookies are: [_gid and_ga].]

5.3 We use a security plugin (WordFence) to protect the site from hacks and other attacks. No personal data is stored, but we capture IPs to protect ourselves from brute force attacks. The cookie is: wfwaf-authcookie-(followed by random string)

5.4 The “__cfduid” cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.
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