What are cookies
Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.
Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.
To enable certain functions of the Service
To provide analytics
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential for the operation of our website and online tools or services. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into private areas of our website.
- Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website more relevant to your interests.
The following are further details of the individual cookies that might be set by us when you visit our site, together with an explanation of their purpose.
|Strictly necessary||PHP||PHPSESSID||This is the http://mscsconsult.com/ session cookie. It determines if a user is logged in or not.||When the user’s browser is closed.|
|Strictly necessary||WordPress||wordpress_test_cookie||This cookie enables us to check whether your browser has cookies enabled in order to make your browsing experience more convenient.||This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.|
|Strictly necessary||Cookie preference||wfwaf-authcookie||This cookie is used to remember your choice on this site. Where you have previously indicated a preference, your preference will be stored in this cookie.||One year.|
|Analytical/ performance||Google Analytics||_ga _gat _gid||These cookies are part of Google Analytics and allow us to measure information about how visitors use our site. This includes identifying each unique user to our site and details of each page visited. _gat is used to limit the collection of analytics data on high traffic sites. For further information, please read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data.||2 years 10 minutes 1 day|
|Targeting/ Advertising||Doubleclick (Google)||_drt_ id||Doubleclick is Google’s real time bidding advertising exchange. The Doubleclick cookies target specific advertising to potential customers and gathers information about how or if you are interacting with these ads.||4 months 2 years|
|Targeting/ Advertising||APSID SSID NID PREF SID SAPISID HSID||These cookies are set by Google. Google tracks users extensively across many millions of websites. Google uses this gathered data to profile the interest of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles, as well as aligning adverts to the content pages where its customer’s adverts appear.||2 years (apart from NID which is 10 months)|
What are your choices regarding cookies
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
For the Chrome web browser, please visit this page from Google: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050
For the Internet Explorer web browser, please visit this page from Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
For the Firefox web browser, please visit this page from Mozilla: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
For the Safari web browser, please visit this page from Apple: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=en_US
For any other web browser, please visit your web browser’s official web pages.
Where can you find more information about cookies
You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:
Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/