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Cookie Policy

About Cookies

A cookie is a small text file containing an identifier (usually a collection of letters and numbers) that are created and transmitted by the web server to the browser, and the persisted on the browser.

This identifier is sent to the server when the browser requests another page from the server.

Cookies can take two forms; either "persistent" or "session" cookies. A persistent cookie will be stored on the browser until it reaches its expiry age or the user explicitly deletes it. A session cookie is only stored until the end of the user session, which is the time until the user closes their browser; the cookie is then removed.

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.


Cookies: the EventBeat Platform

_socialchurn_session

  • Type: First Party Cookie

  • Duration: End of session

  • Description: This stores an alphanumeric string, containing information that identifies which user is currently accessing the platform. We use this cookie to ensure that the user is already logged into the EventBeat Platform, and map the browser session to an EventBeat user ID.

_ga

  • Type: Third Party Cookie

  • Duration: Two years from the last page request.

  • Description: EventBeat uses Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels and user engagement with our platform's functionality. The value of this cookie is an anonymised string that distinguishes page visits between users.

SAPISID, YSC, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, SSID, SID, CONSENT, PREF, LOGIN_INFO, APISID, HSID

  • Type: Third Party Cookie

  • Duration: The maximum age of these cookies is around 2 years after the last visit to a web page that embeds a YouTube video.

  • Description: These cookies are used by the YouTube platform to distinguish and track user behavior. Information about user interaction with YouTube elements may be transmitted and sent to YouTube servers within the United States. The cookies will not uniquely identify a user, unless signed into a Google/YouTube account. More information can be found via Google: Google UK Privacy Policy

NRREFP, NRREFL, optimizelySegments, optimizelyBuckets, login_service_login_newrelic_com_tokens, login_idle_session_timeout, TSNGUID, ajs_user_id, _cfduid, _ceir, ajs_group_id, optimizelyEndUserId, ajs_anonymous_id

  • Type: Third Party Cookie

  • Duration: Most cookies will expire within two years, although some persist for ten years, or until the user clears their cookies.

  • Description: We use New Relic to measure application performance and stability, as well as provide descriptive feedback when errors occur. Information about the web page load may be collected and transmitted to the United States. More information about New Relic's use of cookies can be found here: New Relic Cookie Policy

optimizelySegments, optimizelyBuckets, optimizelyEndUserId, _mflang, _mfsw_*

  • Type: Third Party Cookie

  • Duration: Most cookies expire within ten years of being set.

  • Description: EventBeat uses Mouseflow to observe anonymised user session on the platform, to investigate user experience and improve ease-of-use for end users. Information about the users' browsing habits may be recorded and transmitted to the United States. More information about Mouseflow's use of cookies can be found here: Mouseflow Cookie Policy


Refusing Cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for more details on how to action this for your browser, please visit About Cookies.

You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.