What are Cookies?

Cookies are datafiles that are stored on a web-user’s computer when visiting a website that requires cookies. Cookies record basic details related to website visits, this information is then used in many ways including tailoring content to users on subsequent visits, website performance measurement and marketing campaigns.

First-party cookies are placed on a web-user’s computer by the website they are visiting.  Third-party cookies are placed on a web-user’s browser by someone else with the permission of the website owner.

Please note that the cookies used by Wales.com do not record sensitive information such as a visitor’s name or address.

Managing Cookies

Cookies can be blocked completely by a web browser, or selectively via the web browser’s cookie manager.

To learn more about cookies in general or how to manage them, visit: www.aboutcookies.org

If you wish not to receive online advertisements, you can opt-out of cookies by going to the Network Advertising Initiative website.

How Wales.com use Cookies for measurement

Wales.com uses Google Analytics to provide statistics on website traffic and its sources.  This includes data on daily visits, pageviews, entry page, landing page, time on site, referrers, traffic type, clicks, click-through rate, page exit ratio, and bounce rate. 

Wales.com use this data to understand how visitors interact with its website in order to improve user experience.

Cookies Used on Wales.com

Cookie Name

Purpose of the Cookie

animations_agreed This cookie logs when the user has turned on or off the animations of the site.
date_policy_accepted This cookie logs when the date that the user has accepted the Policy.
privacy_and_settings_agreed This cookie logs if the user has accepted the privacy and settings policy.
DSID IDE Analytics
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_gat_UA-** _gcl_au _gid These Cookies are used for Analytics – to help us improve and understand how people use our website.
_fbp These Cookies are used to store and track visits across websites.

 

Tracking Technologies used on Wales.com

  • Google Analytics

  • Google AdWords

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