Cookies Policy - HepC
What are cookies?
Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.
They store information about how you use the website, such as the pages you visit.
Cookies are not viruses or computer programmes. They are very small so do not take up much space.
- make our website work, for example by keeping it secure
- measure how you use our website, such as which links you click on (analytics cookies)
- help show you relevant health campaigns on social media
We require cookies to be enabled so we can keep track of your progress through our website. No personal or confidential information is stored in cookies, and most are only active whilst you are visiting the website.
What type of cookies do we use?
We use both session-based cookies and persistent cookies. Session-based cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until the completion of the current session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when it is closed. Once you close the browser, all current session cookies are deleted. Session-based cookies allow us to link the actions of a particular user during his session activity. Persistent cookies remain on your device until you manually delete them or while their lifetime is up. They are activated each time when a user visits the website.
What cookies do we use?
|Name _ga||Type HTTP||Description Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||Expiry 2 years|
|Name _gat||Type HTTP||Description Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.||Expiry Session|
|Name _gid||Type HTTP||Description Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||Expiry Session|
|Name _fbp||Type HTTP||Description Advertising cookie, third party. It is used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertising products such as real-time bids from third-party advertisers.||Expiry 3 months|
|Name _gcl_au||Type HTTP||Description Advertising cookie, third party. It is used by Google AdSense to experiment with the efficiency of advertising on different websites using its services.||Expiry 1 year|
|Name MUID||Type HTTP||Description This cookie is used when using Microsoft Bing or Microsoft Edge as a browser, used to sync across different platforms that a user may be using.||Expiry Session|
|Type HTTP||Description We use these cookies to make the website more convenient, for example, to keep your settings preferences.||Expiry Session|
|Name ASP.NET_SessionId||Type HTTP||Description We use this cookie to maintain an anonymised user session on the server.||Expiry Session|
|Name IDE||Type HTML||Description We use this cookie as it carries out information about how the end-user uses the website and any advertising that the end-user may have seen before visiting the said website.||Expiry Persistent - Up to 5 years|
|Type HTTP||Description We use this cookie as it carries information about how the end-user uses the website and any advertising that the end-user may have seen before visiting the said website.||Expiry Session and persistent, up to a max of 2 years|
|Type HTTP||Description We use these Google Analytics cookies which enables us to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance.||Expiry Session|
|Type HTTP||Description Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain.||Expiry 1 year|
|Name LFR_SESSION_STATE_20120||Type HTTP||Description Technical session cookie. It belongs to Liferay. It contains the user's ID on the Liferay platform.||Expiry Session|
|Name JSESSIONID||Type HTTP||Description Technical session cookie. It belongs to Liferay. It is used by sites written in JSP to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.||Expiry Session|
|Name GUEST_LANGUAGE_ID||Type HTTP||Description Functional personalisation cookie. It belongs to Liferay. It remembers the user's language preference.||Expiry 1 year|
Change your cookie settings
Some cookies, like those used to measure how you use our website, are not needed for our website to work.
These cookies can help us make our website better, but we'll only use them if you say it's OK.
How can you turn off or remove cookies?
It is possible to manage cookies from particular websites if you do not want them to be stored on your device, or if you want to remove existing cookie files. Most browsers automatically accept cookies by default. You can manage your preferences to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. However, it is worth noting that if you turn cookies off, this will limit the service that we are able to provide to you and may affect your user experience. You should be aware that saved website preferences will be lost if you delete cookies and some website functionality can be lost.
There are a number of ways to manage cookies on different browsers. As a rule, you have an ability to be informed about cookies you have got and delete them manually, block third party cookies or cookies from particular websites, accept or reject all cookies. If you use different browsers and devices to view and access our website, you should ensure that each one of them is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences. You also can opt-out of third-party cookies from Google Analytics on its website. Follow the links below for more information:
For other browsers, please visit the appropriate page of your browser documentation to learn more.