REVISED:  8th January 2019

Cookie Policy

 

BookPotato.org and other websites may put small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

Cookies are used to:

  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again
  • remember you while you’re changing your email subscriptions

Find out more about how to manage cookies.

How cookies are used on BookPotato.org

Email subscriptions

We use a cookie to remember you while you’re changing your email subscriptions. The cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

 

Name

Purpose

Expires

email-alert-frontend_session

This remembers you as you change your email subscriptions

When you close your browser

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software (Universal Analytics) to collect information about how you use BookPotato.org. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on BookPotato
  • how long you spend on each BookPotato page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We do not automatically collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies.

Name

Purpose

Expires

_ga

This helps us count how many people visit BookPotato.org by tracking if you’ve visited before

2 years

_gid

This helps us count how many people visit BookPotato.org by tracking if you’ve visited before

24 hours

_gat

Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made

10 minutes

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.

Our Potato Cookie message

You may see a pop-up message when you first visit BookPotato.org. We’ll store a cookie so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and knows not to show it again.

Name

Purpose

Expires

seen_cookie_message

Saves a message to let us know that you’ve seen our cookie message

1 month

 Making secure connections to websites

Your browser uses cookies to make secure connections to websites with a ‘https’ URL. There are different versions for different levels of security.

Name

Purpose

Expires

TLSVersion

Tells us the highest version of TLS your browser uses so we can decide which versions to keep supporting

When you close your browser

YouTube videos

We use YouTube to provide videos on some pages of the site. YouTube sets cookies when you visit one of these pages.

Name

Purpose

Expires

_use_hitbox

This is a randomly generated number that identifies your browser

When you close your browser

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Lets Youtube count the views of embedded Youtube videos

9 months

 

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