What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to a web browser, processor memory or hard drive and stored there. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving the user’s website experience and storing that user’s preferences and login information.
There are four categories of cookies we use:
Analytics cookies collect information that is used in aggregate form to help understand how the website is being used to improve the website and applications in order to enhance user experience.
Advertisement cookies are specifically designed to gather information from the user’s device to display advertisements based on relevant topics that interest the user. Advertisers will place these cookies on a website with the website operator’s permission.
Functional cookies collect information about user choices and preferences and make using the website more practical. They are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionalities may become unavailable.
Performance cookies are used specifically for gathering data on how visitors use a website, which pages of a website are visited most often, or if they get error messages on web pages. These cookies monitor only the performance of the site as the user interacts with it.
|GPS||This cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location||30 minutes||Analytics|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||This cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.||5 months||Advertisement|
|YSC||This cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.||Performance|
|__atuvc||This cookie is set by Addthis to make sure you see the updated count if you share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated.||1 year||Functional|
|__atuvs||This cookie is set by Addthis to make sure you see the updated count if you share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated.||30 minutes||Functional|
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.||2 years||Analytics|
|_gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.||1 day||Analytics|
|_gat_gtag_UA-182391082-1||Google uses this cookie to distinguish users.||1 minute||Analytics|
|uvc||The cookie is set by addthis.com to determine the usage of Addthis.com service.||1 year||Analytics|
|IDE||Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.||1 year||Advertisement|
|loc||This cookie is set by Addthis. This is a geolocation cookie to understand where the users sharing the information are located.||1 year||Advertisement|