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Cookies Policy

Why we use cookies

Diabetes UK uses cookies on its website in order to:

  • Enhance your web experience, by optimising our site to meet your computer’s browser and display settings.
  •  Allow us to use multimedia content on our site (e.g. Flash videos), via third-party cookies.
  • Remember some of your choices – e.g. the items you put in the basket of our online shop, so you can access them later.
  • Provide us with anonymised analytical information about how people use our website, e.g. number of visits to a page.

Whilst the cookies we use may collect information about your browsing habits, they do not retain any personal data about you.

Your choices

There are two types of cookies:Session cookies – which are temporary cookie files that are erased when you close your browser. Persistent cookies – these files stay in one of your browser's subfolders until you delete them manually or your browser deletes them based on the duration period contained within the persistent cookie's file. You can choose to block the setting of cookies, or remove any cookies that have been issued to your computer or device, at any time. 

To do this, you should review your browser’s settings via the settings menu, and adjust your user preferences accordingly. For more information on how to do this, and for general guidance on cookies, please visithttp://www.aboutcookies.org

If you do not consent to our use of cookies, you must do one of the following:

  •  Avoid using our website.
  • Take necessary steps to block the setting of the cookies we use (or all cookies) on your computer/device.

In accordance with ourPrivacy Policy, by continuing to use our website you are agreeing to the terms included within it, which includes the setting of cookies on your computer or device. 

What cookies do we use?

The cookies we currently use on our website are listed below in the following table. Any changes to these will be updated on this policy:

Name of cookie Purpose
__utma Google analytics – Used to identify unique visitors (see http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/
docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html
)
__utmb Google analytics – Used to identify visitor session (see http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/
docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html
)
__utmc Google analytics – Used to identify visitor session – deprecated (see http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/
docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html
)
__utmz Used multiple times – Including being used in the standard site and also by embedded "Storify" and "slideshare" widgets on some news pages. Google analytics – Used to store site visit referral information (see http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/
docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html
)
__utmv Google analytics – Used to store custom information (see http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/
docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html
)
ns_cookietest Used to confirm browser is able to accept cookies.
APISD Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps for instance
HSID Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps for instance
NID Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps for instance
SAPSID Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps for instance
SID Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps for instance
SSID Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps for instance
CONSENT,DV Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps for instance
cookieconsent_dismissed Cookie consent bar to say it's been approved
SSESS46211b26791f4c6c85830c89331342cc Admin login
uvc Targeting cookie to collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.
mp.super.properties Used by Storify - used to track identify of user's session
reg_fb_gate Used by Facebook when recommending a page (see http://dataprotection.ie/documents/facebook%20report/final%20report/Appendices.pdf).
reg_fb_ref Used by Facebook when recommending a page (see http://dataprotection.ie/documents/facebook%20report/final%20report/Appendices.pdf).
YWP_VOLUME Used by Yahoo webplayer on "Audio information" pages to store volume level
vwadp... Two of these with different IDs are used by Yahoo webplayer on "Audio information" pages
fpc... Two of these with different IDs are used by Yahoo webplayer on "Audio information" pages
rghash

Blogs site - helps WordPress determine if it can store cookies

wp-settings

Blogs site - Used by Wordpress of user's session

DntSession

iRaiser - Used to track identity of user's session

xf_session

Forum - Used to track identity of user's login session

X-Mapping-fjhppofk

Riskscore - load balancing application for high traffic web services and sites. Used to route data and page requests to the correct server where a site is hosted on multiple servers

ASP.NET_SessionId

Diabetes Watch - Used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server

iraiser_analytics_window_

iRaiser analytics window id

ci_session Online lottery - Used to track identity of user's session
_atuvc Used by "AddThis" social sharing function (see http://www.addthis.com/privacy)
_session_id

unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc)

_shopify_visit

no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits

_shopify_uniq

no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer

cart

unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart

_secure_session_id

unique token, sessional

storefront_digest

unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access

PREF

persistent for a very short period, Set by Google and tracks who visits the store and from where

 

 

 

 

 

 

For further information about this policy, pleaseContact Us.

 

 

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