Introduction to the Cookie Notice
If you are located in the European Union, for more information about your rights please read the European ePrivacy Directive and the EU legislation on cookies . We use:
Strictly necessary cookies• Some cookies we place on your browser ensure that this Site delivers you information and services securely and optimally. You must accept these cookies to be able to make use of our online systems.
• Expiration: the strictly neccesary cookies that Petitions App sets expire in two months.
Performance cookies• We use Google Analytics to monitor visitor behaviour on our website to help us improve our information and services. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ('Google'), to help us see how our website is used. The data collected by Google Analytics is used to analyse how frequently the same people revisit the Site, how the website is found, and which pages are most frequently viewed. This information is combined with data from thousands of other users to create an overall picture of website use, and is never identified individually or personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you.
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• Expiration: The longest lasting cookie expires 2 years after your last visit to the website. Others are deleted 6 months, 30 minutes and the moment you close your browser.
Tracking cookies• These are used in order to display the best ads for our users, based on their interest and not some common, general, ads. Our ad providers might user cookies to better understand their advertising audience.
• Expiration: They each have their own expiration date.
Third party-cookies•Services we use, to provide you with tools might set thier own cookies. These are, but not limited to:
Clearing cookies instructionsDepending on the browser you use, you might have to clear cookies in a particular way. Here are the instructions for some of the most used browsers. If your browser is not in the list, you must refer to the browser manufacturer for specific instructions.
- Chrome (Google): Clear Cookies
- Firefox (Mozilla): Clear Cookies
- Safari (Apple): Clear Cookies
- Edge (Microsoft): Clear Cookies
|PHPSESSID||Uniqure identifer keeping your session uniqe and safe.||Session only|
|__cfduid||Cloudflare CDN coookie for delivering you a speedy website.||1 year|
|__unam||ShareThis.com social sharing widget.||1 year|
|_ga||This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.||2 years|
|_gat||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.||10 minutes|
|_gid||From Google Analytics, to store and update a unique value for each page visited.||1 day|
|device type||computer/phone - For optimization of the website if viewed from a mobile phone or from the desktop browser.||2 months|
|onlyfacebooka||0/1 If the refferer is Facebook.||2 months|
|v2_android1||0/1 If the device is an Android Phone. Needed by the mobile version of the website in order to display correctly.||7 days|
|app_android_install||0/1 If the user clicked the button to go to Google Play Store.||7 days if no, 365 days if yes|
|user_id||Your user id.||2 months|
|account_token||Your account token if you want your login to be rembered.||2 months|
|petition_email||Your autologin email.||2 months|
|petition_password||Your autologin special token.||2 months|
|sign_XXX||Where XXXX is the unique identifer of a petition. This is a set of cookies to make sure you do not sign a petition more than once.||2 months|
|user_cookies_set||Saves the user preferences about cookies.||variable: 2 weeks to 1 year|
|user_cookies_functional||0/1 if the user accepts functional cookies (this is mandatary however to keep our service running).||1 year|
|user_cookies_performance||0/1 if the user accepts performance cookie (eg. Google Analytics).||1 year|
|user_cookies_tracking||0/1 if the user accepts tracking cookies (eg. Personalized Ads).||1 year|
When you give consent
- Your IP number in anonymized form (last three digits are set to "0"). Both for ipv4 and ipv6.
- The date and time of the consent.
- User agent of your browser.
- An anonymous, random key value.
- Your consent state, serving as proof of consent.
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This document was last updated on March 24, 2018