Cookies

Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies. A cookie is a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The text file is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser. To find out more about cookies, including seeing what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Cookies have various different functions, but essentially they are used to allow websites to respond to you as an individual and how you use it. Cookies in no way give me access to your computer or any information other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies when you enter my website and see the cookie notice. Most browsers also allow you to refuse to accept cookies (for example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookie by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector). This will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

Do not track (DNT) is a feature offered by some browsers, with some newer browsers offering it as default. If you enable it, it sends a signal to websites to request that your browsing isn’t tracked, for example by a third party ad or social networks, or analytic companies. You can also delete any cookies that are already stored on your computer’s hard drive.

A table of the cookies I use on my website is set out below.

If you do not wish to accept cookies from this website, please leave this site immediately and then delete and block all cookies from this site. Alternatively, you may opt out of receiving information from me by emailing me on alex.waylett@btinternet.com. Please be aware that aspects of this website may not work if you reject the cookies.  

NameDescriptionExpiry
PHPSESSIDUsed for managing user session on the website.Session
__cfduid, _gcl_au, _hp2_id.*, _hp2_props.*Used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from.Various
woocommerce_cart_hash, woocommerce_items_in_cart,
wp_woocommerce_session_
Contains information about the cart as a whole and helps WooCommerce know when the cart data changesVarious
wp-settings-*, wp-settings-time-*The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.1 year
wordpress_test_cookieThis cookie is used to check whether your web browser can allow or reject cookiesSession
__stripe_midSet by Stripe. These cookies enable Stripe’s secure payment system and set a session identifier. https://stripe.com/cookies-policy/legal1 year
__stripe_sidSet by Stripe. These cookies enable Stripe’s secure payment system and set a session identifier. https://stripe.com/cookies-policy/legal1 day
nsrSet by Stripe. These cookies enable Stripe’s secure payment system and set a session identifier. https://stripe.com/cookies-policy/legalSession
cidSet by Stripe. These cookies enable Stripe’s secure payment system and set a session identifier. https://stripe.com/cookies-policy/legal2914947 days
_gaUsed to distinguish users on the Google Analytics platform.2 years
 _gatUsed to throttle request rate on the Google Analytics platform.1 minute
 _gidUsed to distinguish users on the Google Analytics platform.1 day

 

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