What is a Cookie?
What cookies does The Douglas Archives use?
The Douglas Archives uses both First party and Third party cookies on the website.
First Party Cookies.
A first party cookie is a cookie that is issued by the web site that you are visiting. For example, The Douglas Archives places a cookie called PHPSESSID on your device in order to remember your language settings whilst you move around our website. This cookie can only be read by the The Douglas Archives website server and the information that the cookie contains cannot be accessed or read by any other web site.
The table below shows information about the Google Analytic cookies and the PHPSESSID cookie which are used by The Douglas Archives.
Statement from Google Inc regarding the Google Analytic cookies:
Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies. This means that all cookies set by Google Analytics for The Douglas Archives send data only to the server hosting gosportweather.co.uk. This effectively makes Google Analytics cookies the personal property of the The Douglas Archives Webmaster, and the data cannot be altered or retrieved by any service on another domain.
Third Party Cookies.
A third party cookie is one which is issued by a site other than the one you are currently visiting. For example, The Douglas Archives uses Meteox.com for radar images, Meteox.com places a cookie on your device in order to remember the preferences which were set by The Douglas Archives when the page was created. Third-party cookies follow a standard format that makes them readable by any Web site, regardless of what Web site issued the cookie.
The following third party cookies are used to improve the functionality of The Douglas Archives:
• PREF and NID- Google Maps cookies used to remember the zoom level and other preferences on the The Douglas Archives website.
• ASP.Net_SessionId- used by multiple websites shown on The Douglas Archives to remember settings selected by The Douglas Archives. This cookie is similar to our PHPSESSID cookie described above.
• HASCOOKIES and BNETSESSID- These cookies are used by Bravenet.com to enable our guestbook to function correctly.
Warning: If you choose to block these cookies then parts of our website will not function correctly.
How can I stop cookies being set by your website?
Please visit AboutCookies.org to find out how to stop cookies using the settings in your internet browser.
For more information about cookies visit the following pages:
The Douglas Archives reserves the right to alter our Cookies Policy as needs require and without notice. Any changes will be posted to our web site in a timely manner.
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Last modified: Tuesday, 01 December 2015