Cookie policy

About cookies

Cookies are small data files which are sent to your browser from a website and are stored there for a period of time. They may then be sent back to the website on subsqequent page visits.

Browsers allow control of cookies through their settings. aboutcookies.org describes how you can control cookies you allow to be set and how to delete cookies which have already been set.

For more detailed information try The Ultimate Guide to Cookies.

blog.creacog.co.uk

Cookies set directly by this site (1st party) and used to manage the user experience between pages and visits.

cookie name expires information
eucookienoticed 730 days Simply contains the value ‘true’. It is set when you access any page of this site and indicates that the cookie notice has been presented. It prevents the notice from being presented multiple times.
comment_author_* 347 days Where * is a 32 character alphanumeric string. This cookie is set when you submit a comment. It’s value is the name you provide in the comment form. It is used to pre-fill the form next time you submit a comment.
comment_author_email_* 347 days Where * is the same 32 character alphanumeric string as above. This cookie is set when you submit a comment. It’s value is the email address you provided in the comment form. It is used to pre-fill the form next time you submit a comment.
comment_author_url_* 347 days Where * is the same 32 character alphanumeric string as above. This cookie is set when you submit a comment. It’s value is the website address you provided in the comment form. It is used to pre-fill the form next time you submit a comment.

A number of cookies will be set as you use this site:

Google Analytics

cookie name expires information
__utma 730 days Used to determine unique visitors to the site
__utmb 30 minutes Used to establish and continue a user session within the site
__utmc session end Used to establish and continue a user session within the site
__utmz 182 days Stores the type of referral used to reach the site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within the site. The cookie is updated with each page viewed.

Google provide the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for a range of browsers allowing you to control what information should not be sent to Google Analytics.

Double-click (Google Ad-Sense)

We serve a small number of adverts on this site. They are each served by double-click who use cookies to help tailor the advert to you.

cookie name expires information
test_cookie 15 minutes Used if no ID cookie is found
id 2 years Anonymous identifier
_drt_ 12 Hours Used to establish and continue a user session with the double-click

Google’s Advertising privacy FAQ provides more information with regard to the data they capture via these adverts.

Google provide the Advertising Cookie Opt-out Plugin for a number of browsers or you can visit the Ads Preferences Manager to edit the preferences that are associated with these cookies.

Comments are closed.