Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

 

Use of cookies by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and the Commonwealth War Graves Foundation

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. Shown below are the cookies we use and why.

 

When accessing our website, you will be asked to agree to the use of cookies. Should you decide that you do not wish to agree to the use of cookies, you may find that you are unable to access or use certain areas of this website, for example the shopping facility.

 

NECESSARY COOKIES 

These Cookies are necessary for our website to work properly.  They enable basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website.

COOKIE NAME

PROVIDER

EXPIRY

DESCRIPTION

__RequestVerificationToken

CWGC

Session

Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.

ARRAffinity

CWGC

Session

Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.

ASP.NET_SessionId

CWGC

Session

Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests.

CookieConsent

CWGC

1 year

Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain

cookies.js

anchor.fm

Session

Determines whether the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box. This ensures that the cookie consent box will not be presented again upon re-entry.

JSESSIONID

nr-data.net

Session

Preserves users states across page requests.

rc::a

google.com

Persistent

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.

rc::c

google.com

Session

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

reduxPersist%3Acompliance

anchor.fm

6 days

Determines whether the user has accepted the cookie consent box.

 

 

PREFERENCES 

These cookies enable the website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in. 

COOKIE NAME

PROVIDER

EXPIRY

DESCRIPTION

reduxPersist%3AlocalStorage

anchor.fm

6 days

The cookie is used to manage the mailing list, if the visitor has subscribed to any newsletters or blog posts.

reduxPersist%3Atutorial

anchor.fm

6 days

Remembers whether the user has minimized or closed chat-box or pop-up messages on the website.

reduxPersistIndex

anchor.fm

6 days

Maintains website settings across multiple visits.

 

 

STATISTICS

These cookies are used to collect information about how our visitors use this website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our website, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

 

COOKIE NAME

PROVIDER

EXPIRY

DESCRIPTION

_ga

CWGC

2 years

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

_gat

CWGC

1 day

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

_gid

CWGC

1 day

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

collect

google-analytics.com

Session

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

personalization_id

twitter.com

2 years

This cookie is set by Twitter - The cookie allows the visitor to share content from the website onto their Twitter profile.

reduxPersist%3AvoiceMessageCreationModalScreen

anchor.fm

6 days

Implements audio-files on the website and determines how many and who have listened to these files.

sc_anonymous_id

soundcloud.com

10 years

This cookie allows users to embed files or other content onto the website, this function can be limited to specific visitors.

 

 

 

MARKETING 

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.

COOKIE NAME

PROVIDER

EXPIRY

DESCRIPTION

_fbp

CWGC

3 months

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

ads/ga-audiences

google.com

Session

Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites.

fr

facebook.com

3 months

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

GPS

youtube.com

1 day

Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.

i/adsct

t.co

Session

The cookie is used by Twitter.com in order to determine the number of visitors accessing the website through twitter advertisement content.

IDE

doubleclick.net

1 year

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

pixel

outbrain.com

Session

Unclassified

r/collect

doubleclick.net

Session

This cookie is used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. It tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

reduxPersist%3Aonboarding

anchor.fm

6 days

Unclassified

test_cookie

doubleclick.net

1 day

Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.

tr

facebook.com

Session

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

youtube.com

179 days

Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

WIDGET::local::assignments

soundcloud.com

Persistent

Used by audio-platform SoundCloud to implement, measure and improve their embedded content/service on the website - The collection of data also includes visitors’ interaction with embedded content/service. This can be used for statistics or marketing purposes.

YSC

youtube.com

Session

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

yt-remote-cast-installed

youtube.com

Session

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

yt-remote-connected-devices

youtube.com

Persistent

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

yt-remote-device-id

youtube.com

Persistent

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

yt-remote-fast-check-period

youtube.com

Session

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

yt-remote-session-app

youtube.com

Session

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

yt-remote-session-name

youtube.com

Session

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

 

 

 

OTHER

Cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

COOKIE NAME

PROVIDER

EXPIRY

DESCRIPTION

events/1/#

bam.nr-data.net

Session

Unclassified

FORMASSEMBLY

tfaforms.com

Session

Unclassified

 

Third Party Cookies

We use a number of third-party suppliers. More information concerning their cookies is available by visiting their websites. Should you wish to opt out of their cookies, you may find that some functionality of our website is reduced.

Twitter

Facebook                

Google

YouTube

anchor.fm

soundcloud.com

 

 

 

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

Google Chrome

Microsoft Edge

Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Opera

Apple Safari

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

 

 

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit  www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org

 

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

You should note that some functions of the website may either stop working or not work properly if cookies are disabled.

 

 

 

VERSION CONTROL

 

 

Version

Date

Owner

Version 1.0

July 2020

DPO/ISO