Cookies

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of the website which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

The cookies we use are ‘analytical’ cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily.

The Farleigh Hospice Website will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

 

Restricting Cookies

If at any time you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by the website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile device you will need to refer to your handset manual or browser help.

 

1st Party Cookies

The information below explains what cookies we have in place, by name, their purpose and how long the data is kept.

cc_cookie_accept expires after 2 years Website Stores whether the user has accepted the cookie message or not.
ToggleStatus expires after 2 years Website Stores whether the user has hidden or shown the contacts filter search.
ASP.NET_SessionId expires at end of session Website Used for authenticating a user's session after logging in. Closes when you exit the browser.
RITCookie expires after 2 years Website Stores the user's email address if they have opted for the system to remember them, the system uses the cookie to prepopulate the login form.
_ga expires after 2 years Google Analytics Used to distinguish users.
_gat expires after 10 minutes Google Analytics Used to throttle request rate.
__utma expires after 2 years Google Analytics Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmt expires after 10 minutes Google Analytics Used to throttle request rate.
__utmb expires after 30 mins Google Analytics Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc expires at end of session Google Analytics Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmz expires after 6 months Google Analytics Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmv expires after 2 years Google Analytics Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__unam expires after 6 months ShareThis Set as part of the ShareThis service and monitors "click-stream" activity, e.g. web pages viewed, navigation from page to page, time spent on each page etc. The ShareThis service only identifies a user if they have separately signed up with ShareThis for a ShareThis account and given them consent. Checks how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and ends. It does not contain any personal information and is used only for analytical purposes.

 


3rd Party Cookies  
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE expires 9 months from start of session YouTube We embed videos from our official YouTube channel (FarleighHospice). YouTube uses cookies to help statistics of video views, prevent fraud and to improve the users site experience. If you view a video, YouTube may set cookies on your computer once you click on the video player.
PREF expires 2nd October 2022 YouTube Another cookie used for YouTube videos (see above)
K expires at end of session Twitter Twitter may use cookies to better understand how you interact with their services, to monitor aggregate usage by Twitter users and web traffic routing to their services. You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser, but in some cases, this may impact your ability to use Twitter.
guest_id expires at end of session Twitter Another cookie used by Twitter (see above)
lang expires at end of session Twitter Another cookie used by Twitter (see above)
twid expires at end of session Twitter Another cookie used by Twitter (see above)
_twitter_sess expires at end of session Twitter Another cookie used by Twitter (see above)
wd expires at end of session Facebook The cookies used by Facebook will not be used to create a profile of your browsing behavior on third-party sites, however it may be used anonymously to better target adverts. You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser, but in some cases, this may impact your ability to use Facebook.
locale expires 7 days after end of session Facebook Another cookie used by Facebook (see above)