Types of cookies
Cookies can be categorised, based on their lifespan, as either Session Cookies or Persistent Cookies. Session Cookies are temporary and are deleted once the user closes their browser. Persistent Cookies will usually remain in one of the user’s browser’s subfolders, pending manual deletion or deletion by the browser on expiry of the cookie.
How to control cookies
The main cookies used by this website are:
|DYNSRV||Tracks which web server to send the visitor to. Improves the performance of the website.
No personal information is stored.
|_gat||These cookies are set by Google Analytics which is a simple tool that helps us measure how users interact with our website. As a user navigates between web pages, Google Analytics records information about the page a user has visited, for example the URL of the page. The cookies themselves are used to ‘remember’ what a user has done on previous pages and interactions with our website.|
|_ga||Google Analytics: Used to distinguish users.|
|_gid||Google Analytics: Used to distinguish users.|
|CloudFlare, _cfduid and real_accessibility||Set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application, nor does it store any personally identifiable information.
real_accessibility is placed by the accessibility plugin which allows users to change font size and colour by plugin and _cfduid cookie from responsivevoice.org by the same plugin.
|WordPress||For when admin users login. Registered members need a cookie to be able to log in. This is ‘strictly necessary’ as WordPress will not work without it.|
Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by third parties, for example when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links, adverts or social media. We do not control these cookies and you should check the relevant third party websites for more information about them.
The Meath Data Protection Lead
This is Ramesh Poudel and he can be contacted either by:
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone – 01483 415095