What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are saved and stored on your computer whenever you access a new website. These cookies keep track of every visit you make to the site. If you want to learn more about cookies, please take a look at aboutcookies.org.
In this section, you can find out what cookies are, how we apply them to this website, and how you can manage them for our website or any other site you choose to access.
- Strictly necessary: these are used to help make our site work efficiently.
- Performance: these cookies are used to analyse the way our website works and how it can be improved.
- Functionality: these help to improve your personal experience by doing things like remembering which functions of the site you have turned on or off.
- Targeting/advertising: Cookies of this type are used to share some information with third parties who we advertise with, so we get to know how you have reached our website.
In addition to this, sometimes other companies will add a cookie to show adverts and sites which may be of interest to you. Details on these and how you can opt out if you prefer, can be found in the “Third-party cookies” section of this page.
|Where it appears||What it is called||What it is used for||Type|
|Digital magazine||Laravel _session||Uniquely identifies visitors on site for backend purposes, like storing errors between redirects.||1|
|Digital magazine||XSRF -TOKEN||Used to prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks.||1|
|Digital magazine||cid||Uniquely and anonymously identifies visitor on site for analytic purposes.||2|
|Digital magazine||queue||May store analytics events which happen on the first visit before the cid cookie is assigned.||2|
|Digital magazine||current_post _version_*||Some posts on site can have multiple versions and only one version will be shown to all visitors. This cookie stores the site-wide version of the post to be displayed.||3|
|Digital magazine||comment _author||Used during commenting an article to temporary store the users name and prevent users from having to enter it again.||3|
|Digital magazine||comment _email||Used during commenting an article to temporary store the users email and prevent users from having to enter it again.||3|
|Digital magazine||newsletter-popup||We ask visitors to subscribe to our newsletter by showing a subscription popup. This cookie will prevent the popup from showing after subscription or refusal of the newsletter.||3|
Cookies & reach measurement
We use "session cookies" which are only stored on our website for the duration of your current visit. These are needed to enable the use of our website at all. A randomly generated unique identification number, a so-called session ID, is stored in a session cookie. These cookie also contain information about their origin and the storage period. These cookies cannot store any other data. Session cookies are deleted when you have finished viewing our website and close your browser.
Controlling your cookies
To sign up to services like our newsletter and enjoy all possibilities of our website, you must have cookies enabled on your internet browser. The most popular browsers are:
- Internet Explorer / Microsoft Edge
- Google Chrome
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
- Click on the ‘Settings’ icon at the top right of your browser window and select ‘Internet options’. Then click the ‘Privacy’ tab
- Ensure that your privacy level is set to medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
- Settings above medium will disable cookies
- Click the menu button at the top right of your browser window and select ’Settings’. Then select ‘Show advanced settings’…
- Locate the ‘Cookies’ heading, and select ‘Do not block cookies‘
- Click the menu button at the top right of your browser window (3 horizontal bars) and select ’Settings’. Then select ‘Show advanced settings…’
- Locate the ‘Privacy’ heading, and select ‘Content settings’
- Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’
- Click the menu button at the top right of your browser window (three horizontal bars) and select ‘Options’
- Then select the ‘Privacy’ icon
- Click on ‘Cookies’, then select ‘allow sites to set cookies’
- Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Preferences’
- Click on ‘Privacy’
- Select ‘Allow from websites I visit’
First-party cookies originate from the same domain as the website you are currently visiting (in this case g-pulse.com). Third-party cookies originate from a different domain. For example, when you visit our website, we may link to another company’s website like our Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or LinkedIn account. So, when you ‘Like‘ or ‘Tweet‘ an article from our website, these sites may sometimes put cookies on your computer. We cannot control how they use their cookies, so please check their website to see how they are using cookies and how those cookies can be managed. Third parties that may put cookies on our website are:
|Company||What it is called||What it is used for|
|Google (Analytics)||_ga, _gat, _gid||These tell us what you looked at on our website, which browser you have used, where you are, which website pages you have looked at and what you did on the site. [5 years]|
|Facebook Pixel||fr, datr, dpr, locale, lsd, reg_fb_gate, reg_fb_ref, reg_ext_ref, wd||These look at the browser you've used, where you are, which website pages you've looked at and what you did on the site.|
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How to block cookies in your browser
If you would like to find out how to stop websites from using cookies to remember what sites you visit, choose your browser from the list below. The links will take you to the browser's respective page where you can manage your cookies and site data: