Cookies Policy

Use of cookies by Witan

Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone or other device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or function more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Our website (www.witan.co.uk) 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 website.  By continuing to browse the website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Our website uses analytics cookies to collect information on website activity (including the number of users who visit our website, the date and time of visits, the number of pages viewed, navigation patterns, the country and systems users have used to access the site and, when entering our website from another website, the address of that web site). This information on its own does not identify an individual but it does provide us with statistics which can be used to analyse and improve our website.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookies Name Purpose More Information
Browser Session Cookie SESS[uniqueID]

This cookie is set by the website when a user visits the site and is an essential cookie for the operation of the website

Expires [=] after being set.

This cookie does not display any identifiable or tracking information and is deleted when the user closes their browser
Text Size textsize

If you change the text size using the built in + - buttons the website will set a cookie remembering your preferences for that session only.

Expires at end of browser session.

No identifiable information is captured
Check for JavaScript has_js

Many of the charting features of the site require JavaScript. The website checks to see if you have this enabled to enhance the functionality of the website.

Expires [=] after being set.

No identifiable information is captured
Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Expires [=] after being set.

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.