What cookies does SIDN use?
|Cookie name||What does the cookie do?
||Lifetime of the cookie on your device|
Load balancer cookie
|Records which web server you used when visiting the website, so that you can be connected to the same server next time. Connecting to the same server enables the site to be presented more quickly and means that your settings can be retained.
For the length of your browser session. The cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
|Records information such as your preferences and log-in details for use during the current and future visits. If this cookie is disallowed, you will be treated as a new visitor each time you visit.
||For the length of your browser session. The cookie is deleted when you close your browser.|
|DotCMS long-lived cookie (dmid)||
Records information to use for log-in details. They are also used to gather anonymous/ aggregated information about where you go and what you do on the site.
(about 5 years)
||Cookies for the use of the Disqus platform.
|Google Analytics||Gathers anonymous/ aggregated information about where you go and what you do on the site.||Persistent
|Google reCaptcha||Checks anonymously whether you are a person to prevent 'spam bots' from automatically sending messages or leaving comments. The IP address is shortened and therefore made anonymous in countries that are part of the EU. The IP address provided by reCAPTCHA will not be merged with other data from Google. View the Google privacy information||For the length of your browser session. The cookie is deleted when you close your browser.|
You can stop our website from saving cookies on your device if you wish. To do so, open the ‘Settings’ menu in your browser and then follow the instructions for removing cookies (Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera). NB: if you use more than one browser, you will need to disallow cookies in each browser separately.