A simple example of their use is a website that offers you a survey; Once you have either completed the survey (or declined), the website will normally store the fact that you have done so in a cookie. That way, on subsequent visits to that website your response to that survey will have been recognised in a cookie and you will not be bothered by being offered the same survey over and over again.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.
How to configure your cookie preferences
Every browser program (such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome etc) provides the ability for the user to configure their preferences. Refer to the help section of your particular browser to find out how to configure your own preference.
Cookies we use
|These cookies collects information about how visitors use the site; this is used to compile reports and to help improve the site. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.|
|fr||This cookie collects information about how visitors use the site; this is used to compile reports and to help improve the site. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.|
|Internal Session Cookie||_wp_session|
|This cookie is used to monitor the booking process. It is deleted when the user closes the browser.|
|Website Login Cookie||wordpress_logged_in_XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX||This cookie is used to authenticate your login and ensure you can access your account. It is removed as soon as you sign out.|
|Language Preference Cookie||_icl_current_language||This cookie stores a two or four character ISO 639-1 language code (eg: en-GB) and is used to retain your language preferences.|
|Sign in with Facebook||pl|
|If you choose to sign into the website with Facebook, these cookies maintain your authorisation and ensure you stay logged in for the browser session.|
|Sign in with Google||NID|
|If you choose to sign into the website with Google, these cookies maintain your authorisation and ensure you stay logged in for the browser session.|
|AddThis Sharing Widget||uvc|
|On some pages on the site we use a third party widget called AddThis to create a toolbar of social media sharing buttons. AddThis creates cookies for analytical purposes. If you would like to disable AddThis cookies, you can do so by clicking here and selecting Opt Out.|
Opting out of advertising and tracking cookies
While some cookies are required for the website to function, you can manually opt out of all third party tracking using the links below.
|Google Analytics Opt-out||https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Facebook Tracking Opt-out||https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences|
|Your Online Choices||http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices|