Information about cookies
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that, if you agree to their use, is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or device. They contain information that is transferred to your hard drive.
The cookies that we could use can be split into the following categories:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into parts of the website.
- Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to the website and to see how they move around within the website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
The cookies we use
We use the following cookies:
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|Visitor Analytics||_gat_gtag_UA_1893933-1||Used by cogscotland.org to see how our website users navigate the site.||Until you close the browser|
|Visitor Analytics||_gid||Used by cogscotland.org to see how our website users navigate the site.||1 Day|
|System||PHPSESSID||A core system cookie that is used to maintain website functions such as login sessions and shopping baskets.||Until you close the browser|
|System||wordpress_logged_in_x||A core system cookie that is used to maintain website logins.||Until you close the browser|
|System||wordpress_sec_x||A core system cookie that is used to maintain website logins.||Until you close the browser|
|System||wordpress_test_cookie||Used by WordPress to check that cookies work.||Until you close the browser|
|System||CookiesDirective||Used by the website to notify cookies are in use.||1 Years|
How you can block cookies
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.
However, please be aware that blocking cookies may affect your ability to use the website. In particular, you may not be able to access all or parts of the website or use the functionalities contained on it.