1. What Is A Cookie?
Cookies are small text files that a website asks the user’s browser to save on the user’s system/device, when a user visits the website, in order to remember the user’s device upon revisiting the website or during the session. Cookies set up by the domain WP Swings are called first-party cookies, and cookies set by other domain(s) than the website(s) you are visiting are termed as third-party cookies. Third-party cookies are generally used for marketing and advertising purposes.
2. Purpose Of Using Cookies
- To analyze your use of our website
- For promotional and marketing purposes
- To understand your preferences such as preferred language
- To deliver information that matches your interests
- To help us understand our audience and traffic patterns
- To let you automatically log into programs and parts of our site that require membership
- To manage and present the information displayed on our website
3. Types Of Cookies Used By WP Swings
- Marketing Cookies
- Analytical Cookies
- Session cookies
- Functional Cookies
- Session Cookies
4. Cookies List
The table below provides additional details on the specific cookies used on WP Swings
|_fbp||.wpswings.com||Marketing||This cookie is set by Facebook to display advertisements when either on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising, after visiting the website.||3 month|
|_ga_*||.wpswings.com||Analytics||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics.||2 years|
|_ga||.wpswings.com||Analytics||The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.||2 years|
|_gcl_au||.wpswings.com||Analytics||Provided by Google Tag Manager to experiment advertisement efficiency of websites using their services.||3 months|
|_gid||.wpswings.com||Analytics||Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.||1 day|
|_gat_gtag_UA_*||.wpswings.com||Analytics||Set by Google to distinguish users.||1 minute|
|_hjFirstSeen||.wpswings.com||Analytics||Hotjar sets this cookie to identify a new user’s first session. It stores a true/false value, indicating whether it was the first time Hotjar saw this user.||30 minutes|
|_hjIncludedInSessionSample||wpswings.com||Analytics||Hotjar sets this cookie to know whether a user is included in the data sampling defined by the site’s daily session limit.||2 minutes|
|_hjIncludedInPageviewSample||wpswings.com||Analytics||Hotjar sets this cookie to know whether a user is included in the data sampling defined by the site’s pageview limit.||2 minutes|
|_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress||.wpswings.com||Analytics||Hotjar sets this cookie to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie.||30 minutes|
|__cf_bm||.hubspot.com||Functional||This cookie, set by Cloudflare, is used to support Cloudflare Bot Management.||30 minutes|
|_hjSessionUser_||.wpswings.com||Session||No description||1 year|
|_hjSession_||.wpswings.com||Session||No description||30 minutes|
Any cookie, whose purpose has not been identified by us or is unknown to our current understanding, is classified together as “Unclassified Cookies”. Such cookies may or may not adhere to our policy and we cannot take ownership of said cookies, however, we would periodically and actively try to investigate them and categorize them in their respective cookie categories for the benefit of our users, partners, and customers.
5. Other Tracking Technologies Like Web Beacons
Cookies are not the only way to recognize or track visitors on a website. We may use other similar technologies from time to time, like web beacons (sometimes called “tracking pixels” or “clear gifs”). These are tiny graphics files that contain a unique identifier that enables us to recognize when someone has visited our websites or opened an e-mail including these. In many instances, these technologies are reliant on cookies to function properly, and hence, declining cookies will impair their functioning.
6. How Can I Control The Cookie Preferences?
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you may remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Removing or rejecting the cookies may affect the performance of the website. You may opt-out of the DoubleClick cookie by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ads/. Or you may opt-out of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics Opt-out page: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
7. Update And Review
Last updated – 01-09-2022