There are several different types of cookies, these different types are described below.
These are cookies which are essential for the running of our website. Without these cookies, parts of our website would not function. These cookies do not track where you have been on the internet and do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes.
Site functionality cookies allow you to navigate the site and use our features, such as playing video content or downloading our free tools or guides. When you return to the site we’ll also be able to remember your settings.
Analytics performance cookies are used to monitor the performance of our website, for example, to determine the number of page views and the number of unique users our website has.
Web analytics services may be designed and operated by third parties (i.e. Google Analytics). The information provided by these cookies allows us to analyse patterns of user behaviour and we use that information to enhance user experience or identify areas of the website which may require maintenance. The information is anonymous (i.e. it cannot be used to identify you and does not contain personal information such as your name and email address) and it is only used for statistical purposes.
This website may embed content from external websites. When you visit a page with such content, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh does not control these cookies and you should check the relevant third party’s website for more information.
Below are detailed a list of the cookies used on this website, their origin and their purpose.
|laravel_session||PastView||Essential||1 hour||Identifies return visits by device|
|XSRF-TOKEN||PastView||Essential||1 hour||Helps with site security in preventing cross-site request forgery|
|cookieconsent_status||PastView||Functionality||6 months||Records acknowledgement of our cookie notice|
|pv_loupe_enabled||PastView||Functionality||12 months||Records preferences for PastView's book viewer|
|Stripe||Functionality||12 months||Stripe is used to take card payments. Allows Stripe to remember who you are and Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh to take payments without storing your credit card information on its own servers.|
|_ga||Google Analytics||Analytics Performance||2 years||This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. It does not contain any user identification information.|
|_gat||Google Analytics||Analytics Performance||10 minutes||Used to throttle request rate|
For more information about cookies and how they work, please see AboutCookies.org.
If you have a specific query about the cookies used on this website, please contact email@example.com.
This policy was last updated on 1st August 2018