COOKIE POLICY

 

Introduction

 

On opening my website, you are informed that my site uses cookies.  You are given the option of consenting to or opting out of these cookies. 

 

Please see details about how your privacy is safeguarded in my Privacy Policy.

 

This policy explains what cookies are, what they are used for and how to manage your cookie preferences. 

 

You can find out more about cookies at All About Cookies.

 

What are cookies?

 

Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.  Your web browser then sends these cookies back to the website on each subsequent visit so that the site can recognise you and remember your user preferences.

 

Cookies may be used on my website in the following ways:

  • Essential cookies - required for the operation of my site

  • Functional cookies - used to recognise you when you return to my site

  • Performance cookies - used to analyse visitor traffic to and around my site allowing me to make improvements to my services

 

Which cookies and tracking tools are used by my website?

 

My site may contain the following cookies to function effectively:

Cookie Name > Purpose > Duration > Cookie Type

XSRF-TOKEN > used for security reasons > Session > Essential

hs > used for security reasons > Session > Essential

svSession > used in connection with user login > 2 years > Essential

SSR-caching > used to indicate the system from which the site was rendered > 1 minute > Essential

_wixCIDX > used for system monitoring/debugging > 3 months > Essential

_wix_browser_sess > used for system monitoring/debugging > Session > Essential

consent-policy > used for cookie banner parameters > 12 months > Essential

smSession > used to identify logged in site members > Session > Essential

TS* > used for security and anti-fraud reasons > session > Essential

bSession > used for system effectiveness measurement > 30 minutes > Essential

fedops.logger.sessionId > used for stability/effectiveness measurement > 12 months > Essential

wixLanguage > used on multilingual websites to save user language preference > 12 months > Functional

                                                   

My website uses additional cookies and tracking tools from Google Analytics (below).  These are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use my website which enables me to make improvements. 

Cookie Name > Purpose > Duration > Cookie Type

_utma > used to collect anonymous information about the number and times of visits to the site > 2 years > Performance

                                                                   

_utmb > used to collect anonymous information about how long visitors stay > 30 minutes > Performance

                                          

_utmc > used to collect anonymous information about how long visitors stay > Session > Performance

                                          

_utmz > used to collect anonymous information about which internet location users have come from > 6 months > Performance                                                       

To find out more about cookies used by Google Analytics:

Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites

 

How Google uses cookies – Privacy & Terms – Google

 

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites:

 

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

 

How to manage your cookies

 

If you prefer not to have cookies stored on your computer, you can opt out although this may prevent my website from working effectively. 

 

If you want to know how to do this, please look at the Help menu on your browser or use the link below for your particular browser:

 

 

Links to and from my website

My website contains links to and from other organisations' websites.  This Privacy Policy applies to my website only.  If you go to another website from mine, please read the other website's privacy policy to find out how they handle your personal information.  When you come to my website from another website, I may receive personal information about you from the other website.  Please read the other website's privacy policy for more information about this.

 

26/11/2020