Cookie Policy

This site does not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

However, if you wish to restrict or block cookies which are set as a result of visiting this website, or indeed any other website, you can do this with your browser settings. The Help menu within your browser should tell you how to do this. Useful information about cookies and how to control them on a wide variety of browsers can be found at www.aboutcookies.org.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of this website.

This site uses a limited number of third party suppliers to provide specific functionality and these cookies are included in the list below. Further information on the nature of the information collected and the options you have to control these are provided as links in this list.

Cookie Name Purpose
JSESSIONID

Used to store a unique random identifier for each visit to this website. No other information is written to this cookie on your computer/device. This cookie is required by the webserver software to remember certain settings such as whether you have logged into the site. This cookie is destroyed each time you close your browser and all information stored against this unique identifier is automatically deleted from the server 30 minutes after your last access of the website. This cookie is essential to ensure that all website functionality is available to you. For normal visitors no information will be stored in the session and will only be used for administrative access to the CMS (i.e. only used for site administration).

Cookies

Used by the website to store the fact you have implicitly agreed to having cookies set on your machine by proceeding past the warning notification. This cookie is set each time you view any page on a site using the privacy module, and expires 90 days after the date you last visited the site. If this cookie is not set you will see the cookie notification on every page you visit, instead of merely the first one.

commentorder Used to store your preference regarding the order to display comments on pages – oldest-to-newest or newest-to-oldest.  This cookie is set when you click the “View oldest comments first”/View newest comments first” link on a page containing comments, and expires 999 days after it is first set.  If this cookie is rejected the website will not remember your preference and will always show newest comments first on each page, forcing you to click the link to re-order them each time (if desired).
TinyMCE_*_size

This cookie only exists for administrators of the WAGGGS website and is set by TinyMCE WYSIWYG editor when a user resizes the WYSIWYG editor pane in order to remember how large the user would like their WYSIWYG editor pane in future. It expires as soon as you close your browser. This cookie will not be set for regular users of the WAGGGS sites.

Google Analytics
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This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets cookies in order to evaluate your use of the website and compile reports for us on activity on the site.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

How to reject or delete this cookie
http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

Google
PREF

Set by a number of Google services and libraries to store any of your preferences and to track you from site to site. This cookie is set by a third party system when you view a page containing any one of a number of Google services (including ReCAPTCHA, embedded Google Maps and the like), and expires after two years.  If this cookie is not accepted then the user may have to re-set any changed preferences each time they view the Google service or widget, and Google will not be able to track you between different sites.

Google
NID
SNID

Set by a number of Google services and libraries to store any of your preferences and to track you from site to site. This cookie is set by a third party system when you view a page containing any one of a number of Google services (including ReCAPTCHA, embedded Google Maps and the like), and expires after six months.  If this cookie is not accepted then Google will not be able to track you between different sites.

 AddThis
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 Set by AddThis when you view a page containing AddThis social sharing widget.  This cookie is set by a third party system and expires exactly two years after it was last set.  More information on AddThis cookies.  Denying this cookie may cause you to see incorrect “like/upvote/shares” totals on some versions of the social sharing widget.

 AddThis
psc
uid
uvc

Set by AddThis when you open the AddThis widget’s sharing window. These cookies are set by a third party system and expires exactly two years after it was first set.  Not allowing this cookie may disable use of the AddThis social sharing widget for the you.

 AddThis
uic

 Set by AddThis when you open the AddThis widget’s sharing window. These cookies are set by a third party system and expires exactly two years after it was first set.  Not allowing this cookie may disable use of the AddThis social sharing widget for the you.

 AddThis
user_segment

 Set by AddThis when you open the AddThis widget’s sharing window. These cookies are set by a third party system and expires exactly two years after it was first set.  Not allowing this cookie may disable use of the AddThis social sharing widget for the you.

Youtube
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Set by Youtube videos embedded into pages. This cookie is set by a third party system when viewing a page with embedded Youtube videos on it, and expires after approximately nine months after the date it’s first set. This cookie is not required to view embedded videos. It is only set by Youtube so they can track you between different pages and sites with embedded Youtube videos on them.

YouTube
PREF

Set by Youtube to store your preferences relating to Youtube videos embedded into pages.  This cookie is set by a third party system when playing an embedded Youtube video (not merely viewing the page), and expires as soon as your browser is closed.  This cookie is not required to view embedded videos. If the cookie is not set you may have to re-set any personal preferences each time they view an embedded Youtube video.

YouTube
use_hitbox

Set by Youtube relating to Youtube videos embedded into pages. This cookie is set by a third party system when viewing a page with an embedded Youtube video (not merely playing the video), and expires as soon as your browser is closed. You will still be able to view embedded videos if this cookie is not set.