Cookie Policy

Our website uses ‘cookies’, which are small data files that are used as unique identifiers. They are sent from the website’s servers to your computer or mobile phone and stored on your device, and may then be sent back to our website’s servers with updated data as you browse our website.

Cookies are used to record information about your preferences as you browse our website, which allows us to improve your experience by tailoring the website accordingly. Cookies can also be used to identify you every time you revisit our website.

A ‘session cookie’ will expire at the end of your browsing session once you close your web browser; ‘persistent cookies’ on the other hand have a set expiry date and will be stored on your computer until either this date is reached, or you delete your cookies using your browser settings.

How We Use Cookies

The following is a list of cookies used by our website, and what they are used for:

 

Cookie Type

Cookie Name

Description

Session Cookies

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The Archives+ website uses session cookies to maintain information about each visit to the website and enable core site functionality. These cookies do not contain any personal information, and only last for the duration of your visit, being deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

Cloud Flare Cookie

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This cookie is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address you are coming from. For example, if you are in a coffee shop where there some infected machines, but your machine is known and trusted, then this cookie can override the security setting. This cookie does not bring up a user ID and nor does it store any personally identifiable information about you. Please visit www.cloudflare.com/security-policy for more information.

Google Analytics

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These cookies allow us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, using a service provided by Google Analytics. For more information, please visit www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy.

Third-Party Cookies

Our website uses the following third-party suppliers and partners who may also set cookies on your computer or mobile phone as you browse our website. If you would like to know more about how these third-parties use cookies to collect and store your data, please use the links below:

 

Cookie Type

Cookie Name

Description

ShareThis Cookie

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This cookie is used to collect information about how our visitors use the ShareThis function provided on the website. We use the information to compile reports to help us improve the site. The cookie only personally identifies you if you have already independently signed up with ShareThis and have given your consent. For more information on the ShareThis privacy policy, please visit www.sharethis.com/legal/privacy.

Double Click for Publishers Cookie

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This cookie is installed by Google to collect anonymous data on your browsing behaviour and serve content, advertisements and other information to you based on your interests. Please note that no personally identifiable information is recorded. For more information, please visit www.google.co.uk/policies/privacy/ads.

Vimeo Player Cookie

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These cookies are installed by Vimeo, and track your preferences when you view embedded Vimeo video content on our website. These cookies also allow us to count page visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. For more information, please visit http://vimeo.com/privacy.

Google Maps Cookies

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These cookies are installed by Google whenever you visit a page with an embedded Google Map, and are used by Google to track usage of their services. Please visit www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy for more information.

Please note that, where we embed content from third-party sites such as Flickr and YouTube, you may also have cookies from these third-party websites installed on your device. Archives+ does not control these cookies and you should check the privacy policy of the relevant website for more information.

Please also note that, if you use one of the ‘sharing tools’ on our website to share content using social networks, these social networks may install a cookie on your device. Archives+ does not control these cookies and you should check the privacy policy of the relevant website for more information.

Blocking Cookies

The majority of web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) will allow you to block cookies from being installed on your device via your browser settings.

Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:

Firefox – http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies

Internet Explorer – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955

Google Chrome - http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647

Safari – http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html

Opera - http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/

Mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to block cookies using their mobile browser.

Please be aware that restricting the use of cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

Deleting Cookies

The majority of web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) will allow also allow you to delete selected / all cookies currently installed on your device.

Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:

Firefox – http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies

Internet Explorer – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955

Google Chrome - http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647

Safari – http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html

Opera - http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/

Similarly, mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to delete cookies using their mobile browser.

Please note that this will usually only remove any cookies currently installed on your device; you must also change your browser settings (above) if you wish to prevent cookies being installed in future. Please be aware that deleting cookies already stored on your device may impact on the usability of our website.

Contact Details and Useful Information

This website is owned and operated by Archives+.  If you have any questions about our use of cookies and how we collect and store your data, then please contact info@archivesplus.org.

For more information on cookies and how they work, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.