Cookie Policy

Cookies

The Sustainable Development Charter website may store small amounts of data, known as cookies, on your device in order to provide functionality and to gather information about website usage, with the ultimate aim of enhancing the site. These cookies cannot be used to identify you personally.

There are two types of cookie that you may encounter when using the Sustainable Development Charter website:

  • First party cookies: these are cookies that are owned and controlled by Sustainable Development Charter, and are used to provide website functionality.
  • Third party cookies: these are cookies that are used by other organisations and services, the functionality of which is used to enhance the Sustainable Development Charter website. For example, services such as Twitter and AddThis use their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

First Party Cookies

First party cookies are used by the software that powers the Sustainable Development Charter website, and are owned and controlled by Sustainable Development Charter. These cookies are used to provide website functionality only, and are not used to track website visitors in any way. The table below lists the first party cookies currently in use by the site.

Name Details Typical Content Expires
has_js This cookie is used by the software that powers the website to maintain a cached value indicating whether or not the user has JavaScript enabled. This cookie is not used for tracking the user in any way. Either the value 1 or the value 0 When the browser is closed
SESS (etc) This cookie is used to keep track of user sessions. It enables the website to preserve certain information between subsequent page accesses and, for example, to provide user login functionality.Note that ‘SESS’ is the prefix of the name of this cookie and that the full cookie name may look something like:

SESSf52bc6cf38cf94a-
581e6b8aa0248ae48

A random-looking ‘session identifier’ string such as:sr1ua0up390s1l-
umejv43dljj4
After 2000000 seconds (approximately 23 days)

Third Party Cookies

Third party cookies are controlled and used by other organisations and services, the functionality of which is used to enhance the Sustainable Development Charter website. The table below lists the third party cookies that may be currently in use, along with links to each service’s privacy policy. Please note that you will not necessarily encounter all of the cookies listed below as you use the website, and that their usage may depend on the features that you use and the pages that you visit.

Source Name Details More Information
AddThis __atuvc
_atshc
ana_svc
bt
di
dt
loc
siteaud
ssc
ssh
sshs
uid
uit
uvc(& Google Analytics Cookies)
These cookies are used by the AddThis social media ‘Share’ button functionality. Note that this functionality may also make use of AddThis’s own Google Analytics cookies. AddThis Privacy InformationAddThis Cookies
Facebook locale
lsd
datr
reg_fb_gate
reg_fb_ref
wd
These cookies are used by the website’s Facebook social media functionality. Facebook Privacy Information
Google PREF
NID
These cookies are used by Google to store user preferences and information. Google Privacy Policy
Google Analytics __utma
__utmb
__utmc
__utmz
These cookies are used by Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our site, to identify unique visitors, and to store the type of referral used by the visitor to reach the site (for example, whether the user arrived via a search engine or another website that links to cynnalcymru.com). Cookies & Google AnalyticsGoogle Privacy Policy
Google+ BEAT
ULS(& Google Analytics Cookies)
These cookies are used by the website’s Google+ social media functionality. Note that this functionality may also make use of Google+’s own Google Analytics cookies. Google Privacy Policy
Twitter _twitter_sess
guest_id
k
original_referer(& Google Analytics Cookies)
These cookies are used by the website’s Twitter social media functionality. Note that this functionality may also make use of Twitter’s own Google Analytics cookies. Twitter Privacy Policy
Vimeo aka_debug
pl_volume(& Google Analytics Cookies)
These cookies are used by Vimeo players that are embedded into the website. Note that this functionality may also make use of Vimeo’s own Google Analytics cookies. Vimeo Privacy Policy

Further Information

Your web browser may provide the capability to manage and block cookies. As each browser generally behaves in a slightly different way, please refer to the Help system or manual associated with your browser or device for specific information. Please be aware that blocking cookies may mean that you are not able to make full use of the functionality and features of this and other websites.

To learn more about cookies, how to manage them and how to block them them, please refer to AboutCookies.org.

Finally, if you have any questions about the usage of cookies by the Sustainable Development Charter website, please get in touch.