Privacy policy

Cookies

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.

Controlling and deleting cookies Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org which gives step-by-step guidance on how to control and delete cookies for your browser type. You can then adjust your browser settings to your preferred level of protection. www.allaboutcookies.org is also a useful website.

First Party Cookies
Cookies for managing your current visit

We use a number of cookies to remember your selections or preferences that you've made when looking at the information on this site.

The cookies (CFID and CFTOKEN) described below provide session functionality.

Name

Purpose

Expire

Content

Classification

BC_bandwidth

Stores information on the bandwidth so the videos play as smoothly as possible

Session

A randomly generated number

Necessary to improve the user experience, minimal intrusion

bt

User interest modelling

 

CFID

Used to provide transaction support across multiple page requests commonly called a session

Persistent (until user deletes it)

A randomly generated number

Strictly necessary, minimal intrusion

CFTOKEN

Used to provide transaction support across multiple page requests commonly called a session

Persistent (until user deletes it)

A randomly generated alpha-numeric piece of text

Strictly necessary, minimal intrusion

di/dt

Maintenance cookies that help manage expiration for other cookies

2 years/1 month A randomly generated number/Text value Necessary to provide website service

loc

Geolocation, used to help publishers know approximately where people sharing information are located. (State level)

3 months A randomly generated alphanumeric piece of text Necessary to provide website service

ssc/psc/uvc

Used in recording user sharing and social activity

2 years Binary values Necessary to provide website service

uvc

Measures how often we see an AddThis user

2 years A randomly generated number (non personal data) Necessary to provide website service

uid

Uniquely assigned machine-generated user ID

2 years A randomly generated alphanumeric piece of text Necessary to provide website service

Third Party Cookies
Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to better understand how our customers navigate to and through our websites, how long customers spend visiting our content items and how often they return to visit our websites. Google Analytics also helps us track the effectiveness of the money we spend on our digital marketing campaigns. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Name

Purpose

Expire

Content

Classification

_utma

Google analytics

2 years

A randomly generated number (Non personal data)

Necessary to improve the user experience, minimal intrusion

_utmb

Google analytics

30 minutes

A randomly generated number (Non personal data)

Necessary to improve the user experience, minimal intrusion

_utmc

Google analytics

Session cookie

A randomly generated number (Non personal data)

Necessary to improve the user experience, minimal intrusion

_utmz

Google analytics

6 months

A randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search)

Necessary to improve the user experience, minimal intrusion

Last modified: Monday, 14 March 2016, 11:16 AM