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Information about our use of cookies

This cookie policy explains what cookies are, how we use them and what benefits they allow while using our website (about.gambleaware.org). This is to be read alongside our privacy policy which can be found here and explains how we use personal information.

If you do not accept our use of cookies please disable them following our guidance below.

  1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Name of cookie

Provider

Purpose

Duration

_cfduid

Luckyorange.net

Used by the content network, Cloudflare to identify trusted traffic

1 year

jsessionid

Nr-data.net

Preserves user states across page requests

session

_ga

Google Analytics

Generates non- identifiable statistical analysis on how a visitor users the website

session

_gat

Google Tag Manager

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

session

_gd#

Google Tag Manager

Container for Google tag manager

session

_gid

Google Analytics

Generates unidentifiable statistical analysis on how a visitor users the website

session

p.gif

Typekit.net

Measures non-identifiable views of a page for font service used on the site

session

Ep#

Surveymonkey.com

Saves non-identifiable user states across page requests when completing a survey

session

r/collect

Doubleclick.net

Send non-identifiable data to Google analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour across marketing channels

session

_lo_uid

Google Tag Manager

Tracks non-identifiable click events on the website

session

_lorid

Google Tag Manager

Tracks non-identifiable click events on the website

session

Lo_session

Google Tag Manager

Tracks non-identifiable click events on the website

session

Lo_session_in

Google Tag Manager

Tracks non-identifiable click events on the website

session

  1. What cookies do we use on our website?

We may use the following cookies from time to time:

  • Essential cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

Below we provide more information about the cookies we use and why.

Our site uses two types of cookies, session and persistent. Session cookies are only stored during your active session with us, upon closing your browser these will be removed from your system. Persistent cookies have a specified lifespan and are not removed from your system upon closing your browser and are kept for future visits.

  1. Website cookie acceptance

By visiting the website you consent to our use of cookies as updated from time to time. In particular, you consent to cookies being stored on your computer and/or mobile device (unless rejected or disabled by your browser).

  1. Turning cookies off

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. You may opt-out of Google’s analytics cookies by visiting Google’s opt-out page - https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

Like many websites, we use Google Analytics to allow us to anonymously track page views across our site, and provide site statistics. These cookies are persistent, and once added to your computer unless removed by yourself, will not be deleted until the end of their lifespan. More information can be found here.

Manage your cookies

We use cookies to help make your experience with us seamless. We use the following types of cookies:

  • Essential cookies
  • Analytical/performance cookies
  • Functionality cookies
  • Targeting cookies

If you would like to turn cookies off, please click the button below.

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