Cookie Declaration

Cookie Declaration

Last Updated on January 21, 2020

This website uses cookies.

We use cookies to personalise content, provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We may also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

This website uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?

Necessary (3)

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
atuseridBBCContains an visitor ID – This is used to identify the visitor upon re-entry to the website.13 monthsHTTP Cookie
PHPSESSIDCrowdfunderPreserves user session state across page requests.SessionHTTP Cookie

Statistics (1)

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
WMF-Last-AccessWikimedia FoundatonThis cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors – this is done by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice.1 monthHTTP Cookie

Marketing (14)

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
_cfuuid_CrowdfunderPendingSessionHTTP Cookie
GPSYouTubeRegisters a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.1 dayHTTP Cookie
_gaGoogle Analytics his 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. 2 years HTTP Cookie
_gid Google Analytics This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited. 2 yearsHTTP Cookie
IDEGoogleUsed by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.1 yearHTTP Cookie
NIDGoogleRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.6 monthsHTTP Cookie
test_cookieGoogleUsed to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.1 dayHTTP Cookie
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEYouTubeTries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.179 daysHTTP Cookie
www-claim-v2InstagramUsed for sharing content onto the social platform Instagram – This functionality is used for gathering information on visitor preferences for marketing purposes.SessionHTML Local Storage
YSCYouTubeRegisters a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.SessionHTTP Cookie
yt-remote-cast-installedYouTubeStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoSessionHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-connected-devicesYouTubeStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoPersistentHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-device-idYouTubeStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoPersistentHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-fast-check-periodYouTubeStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoSessionHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-session-appYouTubeStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoSessionHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-session-nameYouTubeStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoSessionHTML Local Storage

Unclassified (2)

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
wikia_beacon_idFandomPending179 daysHTTP Cookie
wikia_session_idFandomPending1 dayHTTP Cookie