Cookies

Last updated 21st May 2018

Introduction

We use cookies to make our website work for you, and to collect some data for analytics so we can see what parts of the website are used most often. This page outlines the details of the various types of cookies we use.

Required Cookies

These cookies are required for the functioning of the website.

XSRF-TOKEN

Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.

  • Created by WeShare
  • Lasts for the length of your session
  • HTTP cookie

weshare_session

This is used to keep track of your session.

  • Created by WeShare
  • Lasts for the length of your session
  • HTTP cookie

cookie_consent

This is used to keep track of your cookie consent for analytics.

  • Created by WeShare
  • Lasts for a year
  • HTTP cookie

Cookies for analytics (Google Analytics)

These cookies conduct analytics so we can see what the most popular pages are, where users leave the site and other very high level statistics. Find out more about Google Analytics

_ga

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

  • Created by Google Analytics
  • Last 2 years
  • HTTP cookie

_gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

  • Created by Google Analytics
  • Lasts for the length of your session
  • HTTP cookie

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.

  • Created by Google Analytics
  • Lasts for the length of your session
  • HTTP cookie

Deleting cookies

If you want to delete your cookies, you can do so from your browser settings (usually in the privacy section).

Find out more

If you would like to know more about cookies you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org