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Cookies

In order to make our web-site simpler to use and improve our service, we sometimes place small amounts of information on your computer. These are known as 'cookies' and they are used by most major web-sites.

Cookies are used to:

  • Remember settings so you don't have to change them again every time you load a page.
  • Recognise that you are logged in to an area of the web-site so you don't have to keep re-entering your username and password.
  • Measure how you use the web-site so we can continue to improve it.

Our cookies aren't used to identify you personally, ad you can manage or delete these files if you want to. Visit All About Cookies for more information on how you can manage them.

 

Our use of cookies

Here is a list of the cookies that are set by this website and the third-party services we use. If you have any queries about these cookies, please contact us.

 

Measuring web-site usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use the web-site. We do this to make sure we are meeting our users' needs and to understand how we can improve the site.

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify you. We do not allow Google to share our analytics data.

Name

Typical Content

Expires

_utma

Randomly generated number

2 years

_utmb

Randomly generated number

30 minutes

_utmc

Randomly generated number

When you close your browser

_utmz

Randomly generated number

6 months

Read more information on cookies set by Google Analytics or opt out.

 

Cookies for managing your current visit

We use one cookie to manage your current session on the web-site. We use this for a number of purposes, including remembering if you're logged into the web-site.

Cookie Type

Cookie Name

Description

Load Balancer Cookie

AWSELB

This cookie is essential to help ensure that the website loads efficiently by distributing visits across multiple web servers. The cookie does not contain any personal information, and only lasts for the duration of your visit, being deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

 

Third-party Social Networking Services

If you opt-in to using social networking services on our site cookies from third-parties such as Facebook, Google and Twitter will be saved on your computer. These are used to provide extra functionality, such as allowing you to 'Like' or share an article, blog entry or event on our web-site.

You opt-in to using these services by clicking a link. If you do not opt in, these cookies will not be saved on your computer.

 

Facebook

The code provided by Facebook may set cookies. For more information, see:

 

Google+

The code provided by Google for Google+ may set cookies. For more information, see:

 

Twitter

The code provided by Twitter may set cookies. For more information, see:

 

ShareThis

ShareThis is a service used to provide buttons to share links on social networking sites:

Deleting Cookies

The majority of web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) will allow also allow you to delete selected/all cookies currently installed on your device.

Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:

Similarly, mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to delete cookies using their mobile browser.

Please note that this will usually only remove any cookies currently installed on your device; you must also change your browser settings (above) if you wish to prevent cookies being installed in future. Please be aware that deleting cookies already stored on your device may impact on the usability of our website.

Contact Details and Useful Information

This website is owned and operated by People's Collection Wales. If you have any questions about our use of cookies and how we collect and store your data, then please contact us .