About cookies on the Island Echo website
Cookies are important in delivering a smooth user experience and so that we can shape the website to our reader’s changing needs. We do this via Session Cookies (which are deleted from your computer when you close your browser) and Persistent Cookies (which remain stored on your computer until they are either deleted or expire).
Analytical Cookies are also present which allow us to see how many people are viewing the website at any given time. This is vital to ensure that the server specifications can handle large numbers of readers.
Cookies used on the Island Echo website
In the interests of being open and honest with our readers, here is a list of the cookies used on the Island Echo website by Island Echo and third parties – and a brief description of their purpose.
|_cfduid||islandecho.co.uk – Used by the content network Cloudflare to identify trusted web traffic|
|_ga||islandecho.co.uk – Registers an unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how visitors use the website|
|_gat||islandecho.co.uk – Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate|
|_gid||islandecho.co.uk – Registers an unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how visitors use the website|
|d||quantserve.com – Collects anonymous data on the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of generating reports for optimising the website content|
|activeview||googlesyndication.com – marketing cookie used to track visitors across website to display ads that are relevant and engaging|
|dpixel||quantserve.com – Marketing cookie used to track visitors across website to display ads that are relevant and engaging|
|DSIS||doubleclick.net – Used by Google Doubleclick for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts|
|IDE||doubleclick.net – 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|
|impression.php#||facebook.com – Used by Faceook to register impressions on pages with the Facebook login button|
|mc||quantserve.com – Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads|
|r/collect||doubleclick.net – Marketing cookie used to track visitors across website to display ads that are relevant and engaging|
|test_cookie||doubleclick.net – Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies|
|pixel||fcmatch.youtube.com – Unclassified, used by Youtube|
|islandecho.co.uk – Unclassified, used for Google Adsense|
For more information on how Google collects information visit https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/partner-sites/.
Most browsers allow you to block or refuse to accept cookies, but blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon your experience of the Island Echo website.
- Internet Explorer – https://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/Block-enable-or-allow-cookies
- Google Chrome – https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies
- Mozilla Firefox – https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Blocking%20cookies
- Apple Safari – https://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=32467
We want to inform you that whenever you visit our website, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser version, pages of the website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Island Echo is now SSL secure as of March 2018.
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