Site usage tracking – Cookies
To make this site simpler, small data files are placed on your computer. These are known as cookies. Most big websites do this too.
They improve things by:
- remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
- remembering information you’ve given (eg your postcode) so you don’t need to keep entering it
- measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs
Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.
We use the following cookies:
|__cf_bm||30 minutes||This cookie, set by Cloudflare, is used to support Cloudflare Bot Management.|
|_ga||2 years||The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.|
|_gat_gtag_UA_1761310_7||1 minute||Set by Google to distinguish users.|
|_gid||1 day||Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.|
|aka_debug||session||Vimeo sets this cookie which is essential for the website to play video functionality.|
|ASP.NET_SessionId||session||Issued by Microsoft's ASP.NET Application, this cookie stores session data during a user's website visit.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement||1 year||Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Advertisement" category .|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics||11 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional||11 months||The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||11 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-others||11 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance||11 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".|
|CookieLawInfoConsent||1 year||Records the default button state of the corresponding category & the status of CCPA. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie.|
|SERVERID||session||This cookie is set by Slideshare's HAProxy load balancer to assign the visitor to a specific server.|
|vuid||2 years||Vimeo installs this cookie to collect tracking information by setting a unique ID to embed videos to the website.|
Managing your cookies
Cookies help you to get the most out of our Sites and, as mentioned above, if you disable cookies, some services or website functionality may not be available. For example, you may have difficulties logging in or viewing articles.
How to enable and disable cookies using your browser:
Most browsers allow you to manage cookie settings. These settings can usually be found in the “Settings”, “Options” or “Preferences” menu of your browser. The links below are provided to help you find the settings for some common browsers:
- manage cookie settings in Chrome and Chrome Android and Chrome iOS;
- manage cookie settings in Safari and Safari iOS;
- manage cookie settings in Firefox;
- manage cookie settings in Internet Explorer; and
- manage cookie settings in Opera.
For all other browsers, please look for a “help” function in your browser or contact the browser provider.
Changes to our privacy & cookies policy
Last updated: July 2018
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the below website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.
Please note: sometimes we embed video clips or similar content within articles from a third party. When this happens, that third party may place cookies on your machine. This is outside of our control, and you should consulting their website for details of their own Cookie Policies.
For further information visit www.allaboutcookies.org.