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Cookie Policy

This website puts small text files known as ‘cookies’ onto your computer.

This policy explains what cookies we use and their purpose. It also gives you some information on how to reject and remove cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to a user’s computer and stored there. They can be used for a range of purposes, such as tailoring a website for a particular user, storing user preferences and login information, and improving the website experience.

Essential and non-essential cookies

Cookies can be categorised as essential or non-essential. You have the option of selecting which ones to accept or reject.

  • Essential cookies – these cookies are necessary to provide an online service (i.e. this website) which you have requested. The website will not function properly without them.
  • Non-essential cookies – these are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential. They’re often used to analyse how websites are used or to set preferences.

Session and persistent cookies

Cookies are classed as either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’, depending on how long they last after they are placed on your browser.

  • Session cookies – these last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.
  • Persistent cookies – these expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser.

Cookies Used On Our Website

Necessary Cookies (4)

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Name Purpose Duration Location
ac_enable_tracking Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR compliance of the website. 29 days UK
CONSENT Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR compliance of the website. 2 years USA
wc_cart_hash_# Unclassified Persistent UK
wc_fragments_# Unclassified Session UK

 

 

Non-Essential – Statistics (3)

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Name Purpose Duration Location Blocked Until Accepted
_ga Used to register a unique ID
to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
2 years USA No
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. 10 mins USA No
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 1 day USA No

 

Non-Essential – Marketing (13)

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.

Name Purpose Duration Location Blocked Until Accepted
tk_lr Collects data on visitors’ preferences and behaviour on the website – This information is used make content and advertisement more relevant to the specific visitor. 1 year UK No
tk_or Collects data on visitors’ preferences and behaviour on the website – This information is used make content and advertisement more relevant to the specific visitor. 5 years UK No
tk_r3d Collects data on visitors’ preferences and behaviour on the website – This information is used make content and advertisement more relevant to the specific visitor. 2 days UK No
tk_tc Collects data on visitors’ preferences and behaviour on the website – This information is used make content and advertisement more relevant to the specific visitor. Session USA No
yt.innertube::nextId Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Persistent USA No
yt.innertube::requests Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Persistent USA No
yt-remote-cast-available Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Session USA No
yt-remote-cast-installed Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Session USA No
yt-remote-connected-devices Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Persistent USA No
yt-remote-device-id Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Persistent USA No
yt-remote-fast-check-period Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Session USA No
yt-remote-session-app Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Session USA No
yt-remote-session-name Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Session USA No

 

Non-essential – Unclassified (3)

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

Name Purpose Duration Location Blocked Until Accepted
modalTime Unclassified Session USA No
prism_# Unclassified 29 days USA No
prism_# Unclassified 29 days USA No

 

How do I change my Cookie Settings?

You may choose to disable cookies, receive a warning before a cookie is placed on your computer, and erase cookies from your local storage through use of options or preferences menus in your browser.

It is possible, however, that some parts of our website will not operate correctly if you disable the cookie feature. You may prevent your data from being used by us via Google Analytics. You can do this by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your web browser. This can be downloaded from http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit  www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org

Last updated: 25/01/2022.

Rachel Miller, Director, All Things IC.