1. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small, often encrypted 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 is used to help users navigate websites efficiently and perform certain functions.
2. What types of cookies are used on this Site?
These cookies allow us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, using a service provided by Google Analytics.
These cookies store temporary information to enable site functionality. They are automatically deleted when you close your browser.
These are cookies used for core site functionality.
3. What individual cookies do we use on this Site?
The table below sets out more information about the individual cookies used on our Site and the purposes for which they are used:
|Name||Set By||Purpose||Type||Expiration Time|
|DYNSRV||wildkatpr.com||Load balancing to manage server traffic demand||Session||Until the end of session|
|_fbp||facebook.com||Delivers a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.||Persistent||3 months|
|_ga||Google Analytics||Statistics of website views: Counting visit number from individual computer||Persistent||2 years|
|_gid||Google Analytics||Identification of user returns within 24 hours of first view||Persistent||24 hours|
|act||facebook.com||To distinguish between two sessions for the same user, created at different times||Session||Until the end of session|
|c_user||facebook.com||Contains the user ID of the currently logged in user. The lifetime of this cookie is dependent on the status of the ‘keep me logged in’ checkbox. If the ‘keep me logged in’ checkbox is set, the cookie expires after 90 days of inactivity. If the ‘keep me logged in’ checkbox is not set, the cookie is a session cookie and will therefore be cleared when the browser exits.||Persistent||90 days|
|datr||facebook.com||To identify the web browser being used to connect to Facebook independent of the logged in user. This cookie plays a key role in Facebook’s security and site integrity features.||Persistent||2 years|
|fr||facebook.com||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.||Persistent||3 months|
|locale||facebook.com||Contains the display locale of the last logged in user on this browser.||Persistent||1 week|
|presence||facebook.com||To contain the user’s chat state.||Session||Until the end of session|
|sb||facebook.com||Used by Facebook to improve friend suggestions||Persistent||2 years|
|spin||facebook.com||Used by Facebook for advertising||Persistent||1 day|
|wd||facebook.com||Stores the browser window dimensions and is used by Facebook to optimise the rendering of the page||Persistent||1 week|
|xs||facebook.com||This cookie contains multiple pieces of information, separated by colon (colon is encoded to the value %3A for transmission).||Persistent||3 months|
You can delete all of the above cookies at any time by clearing your cache.
4. How to configure your cookie preferences 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.
5. Frequently asked questions
Do I need to accept cookies?
Do cookies mean I could get cold calls or emails? cookies mean I could get cold
We never use the personal information gathered through cookies to contact you via post, email or phone.
Can cookies allow others access to my computer’s hard drive?
The cookies we use cannot look into your computer, smart phone or web-enabled device and obtain information about you or your family or read any material kept on your hard drive.
If I use a public computer, will someone be able to get my details from the cookies? I
Our cookies cannot be used by anyone else who has access to the computer to find out anything about you, other than the fact that someone using the computer may have visited a certain website.
What happens if I refuse, block or delete cookies?
More information about cookies can be found on www.allaboutcookies.org