Cookies Policy

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WFD is committed to preserving your privacy (read our policy). This page will help you understand what cookies are, which ones are used on WFD.org and how to opt out of or block non-essential cookies. Some WFD.org pages use third party services or applications, such as maps, online videos or social networking features. These services may set cookies in your browser.

What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are placed onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site and used linked services and applications. We use Cookies to measure how you use the WFD.org so it can be updated and improved based on your needs.

By continuing to use WFD.org, you indicate that you accept this Cookies Policy and our Privacy Policy.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes.

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics software (Universal Analytics) to collect information about how you use WFD.ORG. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on WFD.org
  • how long you spend on each WFD.org page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.
We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies.

Name

Purpose

Expires

_ga

This helps us count how many people visit WFD.org by tracking if you’ve visited before

2 years

_gid

This helps us count how many people visit WFD.org by tracking if you’ve visited before

24 hours

_gat

Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made

10 minutes

Read Google’s privacy policy
You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.

Showing the geographical location of Foundation programmes and premises (Google Maps)
We embed Google Maps into some of our pages to provide interactive maps of the world indicating the geographical location of our programmes and also how to find our office premises. We do not have access to the information captured by Google Maps cookies, whose name, purpose and expiry is detailed below.

Name

Purpose

Expires

SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID, PREF, CONSENT

Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users (for example, preferred zoom level)

Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Google Map.

Read Google’s Privacy Policy.

Showing Foundation videos
We embed Vimeo clips into some of our pages to stream clips from the WFD Vimeo library. We do not have access to the information captured by Vimeo cookies, whose name, purpose and expiry is detailed below.

Name

Purpose

Expires

__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz, last_page, embed_preferences, has_logged_in, stats_start_date, stats_end_date, CAL, GAPS, N_T, S_adsense, adsenseReferralSourceId, adsenseReferralSubId, adsenseReferralUrl, adsenseReferralUrlQuery, APISID, HSID, NID, PREF, SAPISID, SID, SNID, SSID

Vimeo sets a number of cookies on any page that embeds a Vimeo video. While we have no control over these cookies, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Vimeo viewers, to hold information about current viewing video settings as well as a personal identification token, if you are logged into Vimeo. Furthermore, a set of cookies regarding Google Adsense advertising campaigns might be set, which contain identifiers that record user browsing behaviour.

There are some cookies that expire 10 years after first viewing a Vimeo video while most of them expire between a few days for up to two years after the last viewing of a Vimeo video.

Read Vimeo’s Privacy Policy and Vimeo’s Cookie Policy.

Enabling faster loading of website content (WordPress/Siteground)
This WordPress Cache plugin helps the content management system behind WFD.org to load content faster, giving users of WFD.org a better browsing experience.

Name

Purpose

Expires

wpSGCacheBypass

Our hosting server (Siteground) uses this cookie as part of a caching process to improve the speed and performance of our website. Caching allows website to load more quickly for our visitors.

1 hour 39 minutes

We use cookies to help give you the best experience on WFD.org. By continuing without changing your cookie settings, we assume you agree to this. Please read our cookie policy to find out more. Dismiss