Cookies, web beacons and other similar technology.

“Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org

We use cookies to identify you when you visit this website and to keep track of your browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information, but they do enable us to provide additional features on this site. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that, if required. Even without a cookie, you can still use most of the features on the Ataxia UK website.

Most browsers will allow you to turn off cookies. If you want to know how to do this please look at the menu on your browse, or look at the instruction on www.allaboutcookies.org. You can also use the following link to help you opt out of any remarketing pixels and technologies http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1

Please note, however, that turning off cookies will restrict your experience of our website.

Facebook Pixel

Conversion tracking helps us measure the return on investment of Facebook ads to ensure we are spending money as efficiently as possible. We install the Facebook Pixels on pages where conversions happen and then track conversions back to ads they are running on Facebook.

No personal information is contained in or collected as a result of these pixels.

You can read more about Facebooks privacy policy here https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy

Cookies used on our site:

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. 

Cookie Name

Used by

Description

Expiration

_cfduid

Cloudflare

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. It does not contain any personal information.

1 year

ASP.NET_SessionId

Website

Used for authenticating a user's session after logging in. Closes when the user exits the browser. It does not contain any personal information.

End of session

ARRAffinity

Website

Tells our infrastructure which server to handle the request. It does not contain any personal information and is used only for analytical purposes.

End of session

MemberLoggedIn

Website

A binary flag which stores whether a user is logged in or not. It does not contain any personal information.

End of session

_stripe_sid

Stripe

Used by our payment provider, Stripe, in order to process payments on checkout.

End of session

_stripe_mid

Stripe

Used by our payment provider, Stripe, in order to process payments on checkout.

1 year

nsr

Stripe

Used by our payment provider, Stripe, in order to process payments on checkout.

End of session

 

Statistic cookies

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Cookie Name

Used by

Description

Expiration

@@History/@@scroll|#

Website

Used by AppInsights to allow for monitoring of the platform database. It does not contain any personal information and is used only for analytical purposes.

End of session

_ga and _gid

Google Analytics

Used to distinguish between website users in Google Analytics.

2 years

_gat

Google Analytics

Used to moderate calls to the Google Analytics service. It does not contain any personal information and is used only for analytical purposes.

End of session

ai_session and ai_user

Website

Tracks users as they navigate the website predominately for infrastructure performance insights. It does not contain any personal information.

End of session

p.gif

Typekit

Used by the font provider, Typekit, if you are using one of their fonts. Used for compliance and billing purposes only. It does not contain any personal information.

End of session

__utma

Google Analytics

Stores the amount of visits of a user, the time of their first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit. It does not contain any personal information and is used only for analytical purposes.

2 years

__utmz

Google Analytics

This performance cookie stores where a user came from (eg. search engine, search keyword, link). It does not contain any personal information and is used only for analytical purposes.

6 months

__unam

ShareThis

Set as part of the ShareThis service and monitors "click-stream" activity, e.g. web pages viewed, navigation from page to page, time spent on each page etc. The ShareThis service only identifies a user if they have separately signed up with ShareThis for a ShareThis account and given them consent. Checks how long a user stays on a site: when a visit starts, and ends. It does not contain any personal information and is used only for analytical purposes.

14 months

cc_cookie_accept

Website

Stores whether the user has accepted the cookie message or not. It does not contain any personal information and is used only for analytical purposes.

365 days

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Cookie Name

Used by

Description

Expiration

 NID

 Google

Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. Can be used for targeted ads. It does not contain any personal information. 

 6 months

 collect

 Google Analytics

Used to send data to Google Analytics a user's device and behaviour. It does not contain any personal information. 

 End of sessi

Cookies used by our service providers

Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. This data may be stored outside the EU, under a EU-US Privacy Shield agreement. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/