Cookies

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to CEMAR's use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties may use cookies, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

A cookie is a tiny data file, which is stored on your computer within the web browser, when certain web pages are visited. A cookie does not contain or collect information in isolation, but when read by a server via a web browser; it can give information to facilitate a more user friendly service such as detecting errors. A cookie will not harm your computer and no personally identifiable information is stored from the use of this site.

There are two types of cookie:

Persistent cookies remain on a user’s device for a set period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies are temporary. They allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

How we use cookies

We use cookies on our website. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Although most web browsers automatically accept cookies, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies to your preference. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.

We use some 3rd party providers to enhance certain areas of functionality such as embedding video content hosted on external websites such as YouTube. Embedded content may set cookies specific to the external providers website.

We use cookies on our website:

  • To recognise a computer when a user visits the website
  • Track users as they navigate the website
  • Improve the website's usability
  • Analyse the use of the website
  • Administer the website
  • Prevent fraud
  • Improve the security of the website
  • Personalise the website for our users

Cookies on our website are used for:

Category: Neccessary (5)

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Description
__cfduid cemar.co.uk HTTP 1 year Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.
Data is sent to United States
__RequestVerificationToken cemar.co.uk HTTP Session Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.
Data is sent to United States
ARRAffinity cemar.co.uk HTTP Session Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
Data is sent to United States
ASP.NET_SessionId cemar.co.uk HTTP Session Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests.
Data is sent to United States
CookieConsent cemar.co.uk HTTP 1 year Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain
Data is sent to Ireland

Category: Statistics (9)

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Description
@@History/@@scroll|# cemar.co.uk HTML Persistent Used to support 3rd party functionality used by cemar.co.uk
Data is sent to United States
__utma cemar.co.uk HTTP 2 years Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.
Data is sent to United States
__utmb cemar.co.uk HTTP Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
Data is sent to United States
__utmc cemar.co.uk HTTP Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
Data is sent to United States
__utmt cemar.co.uk HTTP Session Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.
Data is sent to United States
__utmz cemar.co.uk HTTP 6 months Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.
Data is sent to United States
_at.hist.# cemar.co.uk HTML Persistent Used by the social sharing platform AddThis to store the user's usage history of the AddThis sharing widget
Data is sent to United States
__utm.gif google-analytics.com Pixel Session Google Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor's browser and computer.
Data is sent to United States
@@History/@@scroll|# youtube.com HTML Session Used to support 3rd party functionality used by youtube.com
Data is sent to Netherlands

Category: Marketing (23)

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Description
bt2 addthis.com HTTP 255 days Used by the social sharing platform AddThis to keep a record of parts of the site that has been visited in order to recommend other parts of the site
Data is sent to United States
loc addthis.com HTTP 1 year Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level).
Data is sent to United States
mus addthis.com HTTP 1 year Used to support 3rd party functionality used by addthis.com
Data is sent to United States
ouid addthis.com HTTP 1 year Used to support 3rd party functionality used by addthis.com
Data is sent to United States
uid addthis.com HTTP 1 year Creates a unique, machine-generated user ID. AddThis, which is owned by Clearspring Technologies, uses the user ID to make it possible for the user to share content across social networks and provide detailed statistics to various providers.
Data is sent to United States
uvc addthis.com HTTP 1 year Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user.
Data is sent to United States
vc addthis.com HTTP 1 year Used by the social sharing platform AddThis
Data is sent to United States
xtc addthis.com HTTP 1 year Registers the user's sharing of content via social media.
Data is sent to United States
di2 addthis.com HTTP 1 year Used to support 3rd party functionality used by addthis.com
Data is sent to United States
uuid2 adnxs.com HTTP 3 months Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
Data is sent to Denmark
TDCPM adsrvr.org HTTP 1 year Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
Data is sent to United States
TDID adsrvr.org HTTP 1 year Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
Data is sent to United States
__atuvc cemar.co.uk HTTP 1 year Updates the counter of a website's social sharing features.
Data is sent to Netherlands
at-lojson-cache-# cemar.co.uk HTML Persistent Used by the social sharing platform AddThis
Data is sent to United States
__atuvs cemar.co.uk HTTP Session Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service, AddThis.
Data is sent to Netherlands
IDE doubleclick.net HTTP 2 years Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
Data is sent to Netherlands
test_cookie doubleclick.net HTTP Session Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
Data is sent to Netherlands
SEUNCY semasio.net HTTP 179 days Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device for return visits.
Data is sent to Denmark
TapAd_DID tapad.com HTTP 2 months Used to determine what type of devices (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user.
Data is sent to United States
TapAd_TS tapad.com HTTP 2 months Used to determine what type of devices (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user.
Data is sent to United States
GPS youtube.com HTTP Session Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.
Data is sent to Netherlands
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com HTTP 179 days Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
Data is sent to Netherlands
YSC youtube.com HTTP Session Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
Data is sent to Netherlands

How to turn off cookies

All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. The following links may be helpful in helping you understand how you can update your browser cookie settings:

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