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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.