What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by websites that you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows us to recognise you and make your experience of using the site, easier and more convenient for you.

 

Why are cookies essential?

Most websites use cookies. Cookies enable users to navigate sites and where appropriate, allow us to tailor the content to fit with the needs of our users. If we didn’t have cookies in place, we wouldn’t be able to guarantee that your experience is as we intend it to be.

None of the cookies we use are used to collect your personal information.

 

What types of cookies are there?

The length of time a cookie remains on your device very much depends on the type of cookie that has been used. We may use the following cookies on our site:

Cookie name

Provider

Type

Purpose

Duration

CONSENT Google Third party persistent This cookie is used by google to deliver services such as maps and reCaptcha. The cookie is used to determine whether the user has given consent for these services to be used. 20 Years
NID Google Third party persistent This cookie is used by google to deliver services such as maps and reCaptcha. This cookie is used to measure the number of maps users. Browser session to 6 months
_ga Google Analytics First party persistent This cookie is used by google to set a universal ID that can be used to calculate data for analytics. 2 Years
_utma Google Analytics Third party persistent This cookie tracks each users amount of visits. 2 Years
_utmb Google Analytics Third party persistent Used to track how long you stay on a site. 30 Minutes
_utmc Google Analytics Third party session Used to track how long you stay on a site. Browser session
_utmz Google Analytics Third party persistent Used to track where a visitor came from. 6 Months
PHPSESSID PHP First party session This cookie is used by PHP to keep track of user sessions by assigning each session a unique ID. Browser session
wordpress_test_cookie WordPress First party session Used to check whether the browser is set to allow or reject cookies. Browser session

 

How do we use cookies?

To remember your user name and password where you have proactivity selected for this to happen

Web analytics uses cookies so that we can see how many people visit our site. They show us which pages of the site that users visit and how long they remain on our site and individual pages. This information enables us to provide the best possible service to our visitors. We only use Google Analytics on the Hendon Supporters Association.com website.

 

How to delete cookies?

If you wish to restrict or block cookies, you can do this through your browser settings. You may also visit www.aboutcookies.org to learn more about managing your cookies.