This page aims to provide clear information on the cookies our website uses so that you can make an informed decision on whether to allow or disable cookies.
What Cookies Do We Use?
We use a variety of cookies and categorise these in the following ways:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies – These cookies are essential in order to enable you to access and navigate our website. Without these cookies, core website features cannot be provided.
- Performance Cookies – These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, for instance which pages our visitors access the most often. These cookies don’t collect information that identify you as a visitor and are only used to improve how our website works.
- Functionality Cookies – These cookies allow our website to remember the choices you make so that we can provide an enhanced user experience.
- Targeting & Advertising Cookies – These cookies are used to deliver adverts that are relevant to you, your interests and the content of our website. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of various advertising campaigns. These cookies can remember that you have visited a website and such information can be shared with other organisations such as advertisers.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
The below table details the cookies we use that are deemed strictly necessary.
|System||CookiesEnabled||1st Party (St Giles’ Centre)||Controls Cookie Usage||This cookie is loaded onto your computer when visiting our website. It contains a value of “true” or “false” depending on whether you decide to enable or disable cookies. By default, this cookie will have a value of “true”.||1 Year|
|System||HideCookieInfo||1st Party (St Giles’ Centre)||Controls Cookie Notifications||This cookie is used to decide which cookie notification bar (if any) to show at the top of the page. It contains a value of “true” or “false” depending on whether you decide to enable or disable cookies and/or hide the cookie notification bar.||1 Year|
|Content||APISID||3rd Party (Google)||Google Maps||This cookie is used by the Google Map that is displayed on our contact page.||2 Years|
|Content||HSID||3rd Party (Google)||Google Maps||This cookie is used by the Google Map that is displayed on our contact page.||2 Years|
|Content||NID||3rd Party (Google)||Google Maps||This cookie is used by the Google Map that is displayed on our contact page.||6 Months|
|Content||SAPISID||3rd Party (Google)||Google Maps||This cookie is used by the Google Map that is displayed on our contact page.||2 Years|
|Content||SID||3rd Party (Google)||Google Maps||This cookie is used by the Google Map that is displayed on our contact page.||2 Years|
|Content||SSID||3rd Party (Google)||Google Maps||This cookie is used by the Google Map that is displayed on our contact page.||2 Years|
Please Note: The term string_value refers to a string of randomly generated characters unique to each visitor and therefore we cannot list one specific key.
The below table details the performance cookies we use.
|Analytics||_ga||1st Party (St Giles’ Centre)||Google Analytics||This cookie stores a unique client identifier (client ID), which is a randomly generated number. The ID is included with each request sent to Google Analytics and is later used by Google Analytics servers to calculate user, session, and campaign data.||2 Years|
|Analytics||_gat||1st Party (St Giles’ Centre)||Google Analytics||The _gat global object is used to create and retrieve tracker objects from which all other methods are invoked. This is a cookie with a short life span that is used to track user activity.||10 Minutes|
Important: The lifespan of some of the above cookies will refresh during each visit to our website. For example, if _ga is loaded onto your computer today, it will expire 2 years from today’s date, however, should you re-visit our website in a year’s time and the cookie is still present on your computer then its expiry date will be refreshed to be 2 years from that point in time.
Our website does not currently make use of any functionality cookies.
Targeting & Advertising Cookies
Our website does not currently make use of any targeting and/or advertising cookies.
How to Enable or Disable Cookies
Please Note: Should you choose to disable cookies then only our targeting/advertising, functionality and performance cookies will be disabled. Strictly necessary cookies are required for this website to operate correctly and therefore will not be disabled. Please also be aware that some features of our website might not be available should you choose to disable cookies.