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cookies [2013/08/31 23:18]
Robert Ryans
cookies [2014/11/28 09:47]
Robert Ryans
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 ====== Cookies ====== ====== Cookies ======
  
-The software which we use to run this site - [[https://​www.dokuwiki.org/​|dokuwiki]] - needs to use some cookies in order to function. You can read about those on their [[https://​www.dokuwiki.org/​faq:​cookies|FAQ page]].+The software which we use to run this site - [[https://​www.dokuwiki.org/​|dokuwiki]] - needs to use some cookies in order to function. You can read about those on their [[https://​www.dokuwiki.org/​faq:​cookies|FAQ page]]. Blocking these will prevent the site functioning properly.
  
-Our understanding is that unless you log into the wiki then no persistent cookies will be set by this process, only a PHP session cookie which is cleared when you quit your browser. ​ARC members who log into the wiki will have permanent cookies set to track login details.+Our understanding is that unless you log into the wiki then no //persistent// cookies will be set, only a PHP session cookie which is cleared when you quit your browser. ​Simply browsing publicly accessible sites should not involve this server setting a persistent cookie.
  
-It is possible that we will use third-party analytics ​services ​(eg. Google) to allow us to understand how people use some parts of the site. If +As of **28 Nov 2014** ​we use third-party analytics ​service ​(Google) to allow us to understand how people use some parts of the site - this is important to some of our funding agencies. You are free to block any cookies or scripts this service invoke without affecting access to the content of this site. 
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 +Standard server logs containing IP addresses and request details are kept on the machine which hosts this site. These are currently only used for performance measurement and debugging.
cookies.txt · Last modified: 2014/11/28 09:47 by Robert Ryans

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