‘Cookies’ are small text files that are used to record certain interactions on a website. The cookies are stored by the browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. You can think of cookies as providing a “memory” for the website, enabling it to recognise a user and respond appropriately.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
You can restrict or block cookies by changing your browser’s settings. Some pages may not work if you completely disable cookies, but many third party cookies can be safely blocked.
If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following link useful: All About Cookies www.aboutcookies.org
Cookies used on Hartford.im
We use a number of tools to help us improve the services we provide.
The tool we use most is Google Analytics. We collect anonymous data about your visit so we can better understand how people use our website.
You can opt out of providing us with this information if you wish, with no impact on your experience of our website.
Cookie name(s) - __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz
Data stored - A random unique number or string of letters and numbers to identify your browser, the times and dates that you interacted with the site recently and the marketing materials or referring pages that led you to the site.
When does it expire? - The longest lasting cookie expires 2 years after your last visit to the website. Others are deleted 6 months, 30 minutes and the moment you close your browser.
Description - Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to help us see how our website is used.
Third Party Cookies
Hartford.im uses third party services, such as maps, online videos or social networking features to enhance your experience. Many of these services may set cookies on your device.
Cookie name(s) - SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID, PREF
Data stored - Various unique identifiers, except for PREF which stores your options such as preferred zoom level.
When does it expire? - Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Google Map.
Description - Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. This cookie does not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case it is linked to your Google account.
Cookie name(s) - SID, LOGIN_INFO, use_hotbox, PREF, SSID, HSID, watched_video_id_list, __utma, __utmz, demographics, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
Data stored - Various unique identifiers, as well as login information that may relate to a Google account.
When does it expire? - Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Youtube video, although some expire sooner.
Description - Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Youtube video. This cookie does not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case it is linked to your Google account.
Cookie name(s) - __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz, last_page, embed_preferences, has_logged_in, stats_start_date, stats_end_date, CAL, GAPS, N_T, S_adsense, adsenseReferralSourceId, adsenseReferralSubId, adsenseReferralUrl, adsenseReferralUrlQuery, APISID, HSID, NID, PREF, SAPISID, SID, SNID, SSID
Data stored - Various alphanumeric unique identifiers, date of use information, list of viewing settings for the video being viewed, Vimeo and Google Adsense alphanumeric authenticating tokens.
When does it expire? - There are some cookies that expire 10 years after first viewing a Vimeo video while most of them expire between a few days for up to two years after the last viewing of a Vimeo video.
Description - Vimeo sets a number of cookies on any page that embeds a Vimeo video.