Cookies Policy

What is a cookie?

cookie is a small file that websites put on your computer when you visit them. Cookies are used to store information for a variety of purposes, for example to identify and remember you during your visit or when you return to the website.

Cookies let you navigate a website efficiently, store the information you have entered, and generally improve the user experience of your visit.

Cookies are also used purposes such as letting us know how many people visit the website and how users are finding us.

For more information about what cookies are and what they do, have a read of this Wikipedia article on cookies.

How to disable cookies

We promise never to use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you want to stop your browser from creating cookies altogether, you can find out how to do so here. Note that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of most websites, including this one.

How to delete cookies

If you wish to delete cookies on your computer, you can find out how to do so here.

List of the cookies we use

From us

Here’s a list of all the cookies we put on your computer when you visit our website:

Cookie name: PHP_SessionId
Purpose: A unique identifier assigned to each visitor to our website. This cookie is retained for the duration of your session (until you close your browser).

Cookie name: cookiePolicy
Purpose: Used to record consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy and avoid being notified again.

From third parties

We use a number of third-party services that need to place cookies on your computer to function properly. Here is a list of the services we use, the cookies they create and a brief description of what we use each service for:

Service: Google AdWords remarketing

Purpose: This website uses the Google AdWords remarketing service to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the WitP Web Lab website. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.

Service: DoubleClick / (Google)
Cookie names: id
Purpose: We use DoubleClick to help us monitor the performance of our online advertisements. For information about the data DoubleClick’s cookies contain, click here.

Service: Google Analytics
Cookie names: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz
Purpose: We use Google Analytics to help us understand how people find and use our website. For information about the data Google Analytics’ cookies contain, click here.

Service: Twitter
Cookie names: pid
Purpose: We use Twitter to enable people to share our blog posts and follow us with the click of a button. This cookie is only set if you visit the WitP Web Lab Blog. For information about the data Twitter’s cookies contain, click here.

Service: WordPress
Cookie names: comment_author_[unique ID], comment_author_email_[unique ID], comment_author_url_[unique ID] Purpose: We use WordPress as a platform for our blog. These cookies are only set if you visit the WitP Web Lab Blog and leave a comment on one of our posts. For information about the data WordPress’s cookies contain,click here.