Cookie Policy

About cookies

Cookies are information packets sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on our website

Mac-webserver.com uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:

a/ Cookies set by our website 

Cookie Names Purpose / More Information Expiry
PHPSESSID Session ID used to recognise that subsequent page requests originate from the same web browser. Essential for the correct functioning of areas of the website protected by a login. Session
comment_author

comment_email

Placed by our website management software to remember what you used to comment on post 1 year
viewed_cookie_policy Placed by our website management to check if you have seen the cookie info notice 1 year

 

b/ First Party cookies set by our website

Cookie Names Purpose / More Information Expiry
Google Analytics _utma Arkadin supports the use of Google Analytics within the site so that we can monitor activity on our website. 2 years
_utmb Google Analytics cookies collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. 30 minutes
_utmc More information: Session
_utmz developers.google.com/analytics/
resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies
6 months
_utmli 2 years

 

StatCounter Analytics Cookie (is_unique) 

Used only to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor to a particular website and to estimate unique visits to that site. No personal information is stored in the cookie. You can refuse all StatCounter analytics cookies – learn more here.

Duration: 5 years

OpenX (oaid, oageo, oacblock, oasccap) 

We use OpenX for some advertising campaigns on StatCounter. These cookies are unique identifiers for a browser so we know if a specific ad has been displayed. This helps us to avoid repeatedly showing you the same advert. No browsing history or other info is stored in these cookies. The information in these cookies is not shared with third parties.

Duration: expires at end of browsing session up to 1 year

Third Party Advertiser Cookies

We use advertising to fund this website. We use third party services to serve ads on our site such as Rubicon Project and Google Adsense. You may receive cookies from these third party advertisers when using the StatCounter site. To opt-out of targeted/behavioural ads from either of these networks please follow the links below:
http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/privacy/ads/
http://www.rubiconproject.com/privacy-policy

You may also use the NAI opt-out tool below to opt-out of targeted/behavioural ads from >70 other participating members.

 

Google cookies

Mac-webserver.com uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.]

Mac-webserver.com publishes Google Adsense interest-based advertisements on this website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google’s Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.]

Third party cookies

When you use this website, you may also be sent the following third party cookies, which may be used for the following purposes:

 

LinkedIn cookies _qca We use LinkedIn buttons to promote web site pages on LinkedIn.
_utma Expiry dates for these cookies vary from the session to 10 years
_utmb More information:
_utmc linkedin.com/legal/cookie_policy
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_utmz
bcookie
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JSESSIONID
leo_auth_token
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Facebook Cookies datr We use Facebook buttons to promote web site pages on Facebook
lu The buttons use cookies to keep themselves updated with sharing statistics.
locale Expiry dates for these cookies vary from the session to 2 years
lsd More information:
reg_fb_gate www.facebook.com/help/cookies
reg_fb_ref
csm

 

Twitter cookies guest_id We use Twitter buttons to allow our visitors to follow our promotional Twitter feeds, and sometimes embed feeds on our site.
_utma Expiry dates for these cookies vary from the session to 10 years
_utmz More information:
k twitter.com/privacy
oryginal_referer
_twitter_sess
secure_session
auth_token_session
twll
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twid

 

YouTube VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE We sometimes embed videos from YouTube. YouTube’s use of cookies is governed by Google’s privacy policy
demographics www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy
use_hitbox Expiry dates for these cookies vary from the session to 10 years.
Activity
SID
HSID
PREF

 

 Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.

How to clear your cookies from your web browser:

Internet Explorer 11:

  1. Click the gear icon in the browser’s top right.
  2. Select Safety and then Delete browsing history.
  3. Uncheck all the options except Temporary Internet files and website files.
  4. Click Delete.

Internet Explorer 9 and 10:

  1. Click the gear icon in the browser’s upper right and click Internet Options.
  2. On the General tab, click Delete in the Browsing History section.
  3. Clear all of the check boxes except Temporary Internet Files and Cookies.
  4. Click Delete and then click OK.

Internet Explorer 8:

  1. In the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
  2. On the General tab, click Delete in the Browsing History section.
  3. Clear all of the check boxes except Temporary Internet Files and Cookies.
  4. Click Delete and then click OK.

Internet Explorer 7:

  1. In the Tools menu, click Delete Browsing History.
  2. Click Delete Files and then click Yes.
  3. Click Delete Cookies and then click Yes.
  4. Click OK.

Mozilla Firefox 20.0 and later:

  1. Click the Open menu icon (looks like 3 lines) in the top right of the browser.
  2. Click History.
  3. Select Clear Recent History.
  4. In the Time range to clear dropdown, select Everything.
  5. Click the boxes next to Cookies and Cache.
  6. Click Clear Now.

Safari:

  1. In the Safari menu at the top of the screen, click Edit.
  2. Select Preferences.
  3. Click Privacy at the top of the window that opens.
  4. Click the Remove All Website Data button and then click Remove Now.
  5. Click the X to close the pop-up window.

Chrome:

  1. In the top right of the browser toolbar, click the controls icon (looks like a page with 3 lines).
  2. Move your cursor over Tools and select Clear browsing data.
  3. From the Obliterate the following items from menu, select the beginning of time.
  4. Check the boxes for Cached images and files and Cookies and other site and plug-in data and uncheck all the other boxes.
  5. Click Clear browsing data.

May you have any questions please contact us.