Cookie Policy

Cookies and Similar Technologies

 

What are Cookies and Similar Technologies?

Cookies are a standard feature of websites that allow us to store small amounts of data on your computer about your visit to our website. Cookies help us learn which areas of our website are useful and which areas need improvement.

You can choose whether to accept the use of cookies and similar technologies in general by changing the settings on your browser, or by submitting your preferences on the cookie banner on our website. However, if you disable cookies and similar technologies, your experience on our website may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.

 

What Cookies and Similar Technologies Do We Use?

Below we list the different types of cookies and similar technologies that are used on our website.

  • Essential Cookies enable you to navigate our website and to use its services and features. Without these absolutely necessary cookies, our website will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to and we may not be able to provide our website or certain services or features.
  • Preference Cookies collect information about your choices and preferences and allow us to remember language or other local settings and customise our website accordingly.   
  • Analytics Cookies collect information about your use of our website and enable us to improve the way it works. For example, Analytics Cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on our website, help us record any difficulties you have with our website, and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on our website, rather than the usage of a single person. We use the information to analyse website traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information. 
  • Advertising Cookies are set to display targeted promotions or advertisements based upon your interests on our website or to manage our advertising. These cookies collect information about your activities on our website and other sites to provide you with targeted advertising.  

We also use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyse information about the use of the Services and report on activities and trends. This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps, and online resources.  You can learn about Google’s practices by going to www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, and opt-out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.  

Cookie nameType of cookieDescription of purposePersistent or session cookie?  When do persistent cookies expire?First party (set by the site being visited) or third party (across different sites)?  
local_storage_support_testHTML, EssentialLocal storage function on the website, which allows web to load faster.PersistentTwitter
PYPFHTTP, EssentialPayPal login function on the website.27 daysPayPal objects
langHTTP, PreferenceRemembers user language version of the website.SessionCDN Syndication (Twitter as provider)
_gaHTTP, AnalyticsRegisters unique ID and creates statistics on how user engages with the website.2 yearsStemettes
_gatHTTP, AnalyticsGoogle Analytics.1 dayStemettes
_gidHTTP, AnalyticsRegisters unique ID and creates statistics on how user engages with the website.1 dayStemettes
collectHTTP, AnalyticsSends data to Google Analytics.SessionGoogle Analytics
_widgetsettingsHTML, AdvertisingUnclassified.PersistentTwitter
01A1HTTP, AdvertisingCollects technical information about the user’s browser, IP address, operating system and screen resolution.1 yearAbmr.net
GPSHTTP, AdvertisingRegisters unique ID on mobiles to enable GPS tracking.1 dayYouTube
i/jotPixel, AdvertisingRegisters unique ID for the visitor. Twitter
i/jot/syndicationPixel. AdvertisingUnclassified.SessionTwitter
IDEHTTP, AdvertisingRegisters and reports user actions after viewing advert.1 year Stemettes
r/collectPixel, AdvertisingSend data to Google Analytics about visitor’s device and behaviour. It tracks the victors across devices and marketing channels.SessionDoubleclick.net via Google Analytics
test_cookieHTTP, AdvertisingChecks if user’s browser supports cookies.1 dayDoubleclick.net
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEHTTP, AdvertisingEstimates user bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.179 daysYouTube
YSCHTTP, AdvertisingRegisters unique ID to keep statistics of what YouTube videos the user has seen.SessionYouTube
yt-remote-cast-installedHTTP, AdvertisingStores user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.179 daysYouTube
yt-connected-devicesHTML, AdvertisingStores user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.PersistentYouTube
yt-remote-device-idHTML, AdvertisingStores user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.PersistentYouTube
yt-remote-fate-check-periodHTML, AdvertisingStores user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.SessionYouTube
yt-remote-session-appHTML, AdvertisingStores user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.SessionYouTube
yt-remote-session-nameHTML, AdvertisingStores user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.SessionYouTube
_iub_cs-90757315HTTP, UnclassifiedUnclassified.1 yearStemettes

How Do I Manage Cookies and Similar Technologies?

You can change your settings for cookies and similar technologies by using the cookie banner on our website.

In addition, you can refuse or accept cookies from our website at any time by activating the settings on your browser. Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable or disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen. Please refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of our website may operate as intended.

You can delete cookies that have already been placed on your device by following these instructions:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of our website may operate as intended. Please contact us at team@stemettes.org if you have any questions or concerns.

If you want to clear all cookies left behind by the websites you have visited, here are links where you can download three programs that clean out tracking cookies:

This policy was last updated on 16/07/2020.

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