Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
|Cookie Control||civicCookieControl||Saves your cookie opt-in or opt-out preference. Records whether or not visitors have seen a message about cookies being used on the site, as part of compliance with EU cookie laws.||Strictly Necessary|
|Google Analytics||_utma||Used to distinguish users and sessions.||Performance|
|Google Analytics||_utmb||Used to determine new sessions/visits.||Performance|
|Google Analytics||_utmc||This cookie is used to determine the traffic source.||Performance|
|Google Analytics||_utmt||Used to throttle request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites||Performance|
Some people prefer not to allow cookies, which is why most browsers give you the ability to manage cookies to suit you.
In some browsers you can set up rules to manage cookies on a site-by-site basis, giving you more fine-grained control over your privacy. What this means is that you can disallow cookies from all sites except those that you trust.