Cookies enable us to identify your device, or you when you have logged in.
We do not sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).
If you wish to control what cookies are set on your device through the ADS website then you can find out how to do this below.
COOKIES WE USE
|Cookie Name||Description & purpose||Persistence||More information|
|PHPSESSID||This stores the user’s session ID||End of session||Functional|
|Members-lounge-hasIdentity||Used to flag whether the user is logged in to the Member’s Lounge. This is used by the Word press Plugin to decide upon displaying a “Login” button.||End of session||Functional|
|Members-lounger-fullName||Used to store the Full Name of the user logged in to Member’s Lounge. This is sued by the WordPress Plugin to display in the header if a user is logged in to the Member’s Lounge||End of session||Functional|
These cookies are only set when administrators and editors of the website log into the WordPress administration area. They are not set for ordinary website visitors.
|Google Analytics||Performance||The ADS website uses Google Analytics. This is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate use of those services and compile a report for us.|
|_utmt||Used to throttle request rate.||30 mins||Analytical (Google Analytics)|
|_utmc||End of browser session. 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||End of session||Analytical (Google Analytics)|
|_utmv||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||2 years||Analytical (Google Analytics)|
HOW CAN I CONTROL COOKIES?
If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.