Cookies are small bits of text which are stored on your computer to enable services. Whenever you log into a site the site will set a cookie in your web browser. If your interested in reading more about cookies have a look at this site www.aboutcookies.org they also tell you how to disable cookies.
- Website stats – we use google analytics they tell us how many people have visited the site what country they came from and what pages they visited. This helps us to make this website better. As part of that google analytics tries to set a cookie on your browser.
If you disable cookies comments won’t work as expected and google analytics won’t show us as useful results. Neither is going to end the world.
Cookies Google Analytics sets
|_utma||randomly generated number||2 years|
|_utmb||randomly generated number||30 minutes|
|_utmc||randomly generated number||when you close your browser|
|_utmx||randomly generated number||2 years|
|_utmxx||randomly generated number||2 years|
|_utmz||randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search)||6 months|
Cookies that are set when you comment on our blog
These cookies will start like the examples below but the ending string of letters and numbers will vary
|comment_author_0b16bcbefd||the name you entered||11 months|
|comment_author_email_0b16bcbefd||the email you entered||11 months|
|comment_author_url_0b16bcbefd||the website you entered||11 months|