WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer by your web browser when visiting a website. Cookies can be used to store certain preferences of a website (e.g. you don’t have to login every time you visit the site) or track if you have visited that site before. Cookies cannot do any harm to your computer and are managed by your web browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer).
To make full use of GA Lab and its services you need to accept cookies. Without cookies you can still visit our homepage, but you cannot log in to use our services. We need to set a cookie to check if you are logged in or not. If you would like to limit or block the usage of cookies you can do so in your browser settings. These settings differ between browsers. For an overview of the different setting per browser, please check this site.
TYPES OF COOKIES
Without these cookies our services might not function correctly. For example, our session cookie is strictly necessary because it shows us if a user is logged in.
We use several services to track anonymously which pages visitors visit on our website. We use this aggregated data for improvement analysis.
We use these cookies to remember certain choices you have made. Think of a “remember me” cookie, so you don’t have to login every time you visit our website.
These cookies are linked to third party services like Facebook and Google+. Third party services might use the information on your visit (e.g. type of website) to show you ads which are more personalized.
|COOKIE NAME||COOKIE TYPE||COOKIE PURPOSE|
|PHPSESSID||Strictly Necessary||This is the GA Lab session cookie. It determines if a user is logged in or not.|
|_ga||Targeting||This cookie is provided by Google Analytics service to track performance of the website|
|wordpress_||Strictly Necessary||These are cookies from WordPress service to support functionality of the Resources and Blog pages.|