What are cookies?
Cookies are text files which store small pieces of information on your computer, smartphone or other devices. The sort of information stored varies between websites, but commonly includes details of certain preferences you have made previously so the site can provide you with more relevant content and details of items you have placed in your shopping basket. They can also be used to keep track of your “session” so you don’t have to keep providing the same information during your visit to the site.
What cookies do you use?
The Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain website uses the following types of cookies for the following reasons:
|_ga||Google Analytics||Used to identify users and generates statistical data on the way they use our website.||2 years|
|_gid||Google Analytics||Used to identify users and generates statistical data on the way they use our website.||24 hours|
|_gat||Google Analytics||Used by Google Analytics to limit request rates.||10 minutes|
|_utma||Stores the amount of visits, time of the first visit, the previous visit and current visit for each user.||never|
|_utmb||Used by Google to identify how long a user stays on the website||end of session|
|_utmc||Used by Google to identify how long a user stays on the website||30 minutes|
|_utmt||Used by Google to limit request rates.||10 miuntes|
|_utmz||Used by Google to identify how the user navigated to the website||6 months|
|DYNSRV||website||Used to manage load balancing to manage server traffic demand.||session|
|ADMINDYNSRV||website||Used to manage load balancing to manage server traffic demand.||session|
|cerber_groove||website||A security cookie used to validate the user session.||2 weeks|
|wordpress_logged_in_||website||Used to identify if the current user is logged in.||session|
|wordpress_sec_[hash]||website||Used to store authentication details.||session|
|wp-settings-||website||Used to customize users view of the admin interface, and possibly the main site interface.||session|
|wp-settings-time-||website||Used to customize users view of the admin interface, and possibly the main site interface.||session|
|hidebanner||website||Stores the user’s cookie consent state for our website||1 year|
|MCPopupClosed||website||Used to identify if the user has seen/completed the mailchimp signup form||1 year|
|wpe_auth||website||Provides administrators access to server related features from the CMS||session|
|cookieconsent_dismissed||website||Stores the users cookie consent state for our website||1 year|
|october_session||website||Stores the last visitor session||2 hours|
|admin_auth||website||Stores the last administrator session||5 years|
|user_auth||website||Stores the last user session||5 years|
|wpSGCacheByPass||website||Used to improve the speed and performance of the website||1 hour|
|PHPSESSID||website||Stores a message when a form is submitted which can be displayed on a different page.||session|
|XSRF-TOKEN||website||This cookie is written to help with site security in preventing Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks.||End of session|
|_zlcmid||website||This cookie is managed by Zopim, a tool which enables us to provide our live chat service. It allows us to continue chatting with users across multiple pages.||session|
|(random characters)||website||Used by the site firewall to prevent attacks to the site from malicious software and hackers||1 Day|
|woocommerce_cart_hash||website||Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.||1 Day|
|woocommerce_items_in_cart||website||Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.||1 Day|
|wp_woocommerce_session_||website||Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.||2 Day|
|store_notice[notice id]||website||Allows customers to dismiss the Store Notice.||Session|
To enable the site to remember details of your current visit to the site (known as your current “session”), the site uses a “session cookie”. This cookie expires when you leave the website. The session cookie allows us to retain any products or services you may have added to your shopping basket to enable you to order or pay for things using our site. They also allow us to remember who you are once you have signed in, so you don’t have to re-sign in on every page you view.
How can I stop your site from using cookies?
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