What are “Cookies”?
A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit it again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies.
How we use “Cookies”?
Types of “Cookies”
According to the entity who manage the cookies:
- First Party cookies: cookies managed by us.
- Third Party cookies: cookies managed by a third party.
According to the cookie expiration time:
- Session cookies: remain in your browser during your browser session only, i.e. until you leave the website.
- Persistent cookies: remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you).
According to the data purpose:
- Performance cookies: collect information about your use of the website, such as web pages visited and any error messages; they do not collect personally identifiable information, and the information collected is aggregated such that it is anonymous. Performance cookies are used to improve how a website works.
- Analysis cookie: allow the responsible to monitor and analyze the behavior of users of the web sites. The information gathered through such cookies is used for measuring the activity of web sites in order to make improvements based on the usage data analysis.
What “Cookies” do we use?
|Cookie Name||Purpose||Type||Term for Storage|
|PHPSESSID||The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialised state data. On the Action website it is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie. As the PHPSESSID cookie has no timed expiry, it disappears when the client is closed.||Third Party, session cookie||When the user’s browser is closed.|
|__cfduid||This cookie is used by the content network Cloudflare to identify trusted web traffic.||Third Party, persistent cookie||1 year|
|_ga||This cookie enables Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish users.||Third Party, persistent cookie||2 years|
|_gat||This cookie is used to throttle request rate.||Third Party, session cookie||When the user’s browser is closed.|
|_gid||This cookie enables Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish users.||Third Party, persistent cookie||24 hours|
|is_unique||Тhis cookie is solely used to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor on the website and to estimate your accumulated unique visits per site. No personal information is stored in the cookie. StatCounter Analytics||Third Party, persistent cookie||5 years|
|is_unique_1||Тhis cookie is solely used to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor on the website and to estimate your accumulated unique visits per site. No personal information is stored in the cookie. StatCounter Analytics||Third Party, persistent cookie||5 years|
|is_visitor_unique||Тhis cookie is solely used to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor on the website and to estimate your accumulated unique visits per site. No personal information is stored in the cookie. StatCounter Analytics||Third Party, persistent cookie||2 years|
|qtrans_cookie_test||This cookie is used to remember the language chosen by the user.The data stored by this cookie does not identify people or collect any personal data.||First Party, session cookie||When the user’s browser is closed.|
|sc_is_visitor_unique||This cookie is set by the website. When it is first set, a random id is generated and stored in the cookie in order to avoid counting you as a visitor more than once (e.g. if you are on a mobile device and your IP address changes while you browse). Similarly to the is_unique cookie, this cookie also stores a count of your returning visits.||First Party, persistent cookie||5 years|
Third party “Cookies”
It is possible for this website to contain some links to other websites or embedded content from other websites (e.g. Facebook, Youtube, Google, Google+, etc.). When visiting these websites or accessing such content it is possible that certain cookies are placed on your device by websites other than this one. Such cookies are generally referred to as “third party cookies”. Luau Group Ltd. has no control over the generation or the management of third party cookies. For more information regarding the purpose or content of such third party cookies, please find and familiarize Yourselves with the privacy policies or the cookie policies adopted by the respective third parties.
You can go ahead and take a closer look and control over the usage of certain cookies we use here
Also please have in mind that most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings and preferences. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience, since it will no longer be personalized to you.