National Pet Month

Cookie & Privacy Policy

Cookies

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. At www.nationalpetmonth.org.uk we use cookies for two reasons: firstly to authenticate your identity when you log into private areas of the National Pet Month site (if this is applicable to you) and secondly to monitor site traffic to help us plan capacity and understand how people interact with the site to improve the user experience.

Please note that cookies can't harm your computer. You can manage these small files yourself using the help available with the browser you are using to access the Internet. Typically you can find these settings in the Tools or Options tab of your browser, under the heading ‘Privacy’.

We're giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we're honest and clear about your privacy when using our website.

There are two types of cookie you may encounter.

First party cookies: these are our own cookies with our domain name. The first party cookies used by our site are listed below in full.

Third party cookies: these are cookies using a third party domain name.

First party cookies

Name Typical content / Purpose
Expires
PHPSESSID Authentication session in the event of logging in to a private area of the site. Hashed data of username and authentication status Expires on exit
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These cookies are for Google Analytics, a third party script but content stored in a first party cookie. They are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information on topics such as the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited but all in an anonymous form. Google Privacy policy

Third party cookies

None currently used.

National Pet Month is however not responsible for the privacy policies of third party sites linked to from our site, such as partners, sponsors and social networking services.