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List of the cookies used on the Sanctuary website
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
|sanctuary.co.uk||OptanonConsent||1 year||This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category.|
|sanctuary.co.uk||OptanonAlertBoxClosed||1 year||This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust. It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down.|
|vimeo.com||vuid||2 years||This domain is owned by Vimeo. The main business activity is: Video Hosting/Sharing.|
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.
|sanctuary-group.co.uk||_gid||1 day||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.|
|sanctuary.co.uk||_hjIncludedInSessionSample||a few seconds||This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's daily session limit.|
|co.uk||_hjTLDTest||Session||When the Hotjar script executes we try to determine the most generic cookie path we should use, instead of the page hostname. This is done so that cookies can be shared across subdomains (where applicable).|
|sanctuary.co.uk||_hjTLDTest||Session||When the Hotjar script executes we try to determine the most generic cookie path we should use, instead of the page hostname. This is done so that cookies can be shared across subdomains (where applicable). To determine this, we try to store the _hjTLDTest cookie for different URL substring alternatives until it fails. After this check, the cookie is removed.|
|co.uk||_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress||a few seconds||This cookie is used by HotJar to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie.|
|sanctuary.co.uk||_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress||a few seconds||This cookie is used by HotJar to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie.|
|sanctuary.co.uk||_ga||2 years||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.|
|sanctuary.co.uk||_hjIncludedInPageviewSample||a few seconds||This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's pageview limit.|
|sanctuary.co.uk||_hjFirstSeen||a few seconds||Identifies a new user's first session on a website, indicating whether or not Hotjar's seeing this user for the first time.|
|.co.uk||_ga||2 years||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.|
|sanctuary.co.uk||_hjid||1 year||Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.|
|sanctuary.co.uk||_gat_UA-nnnnnnn-nn||a few seconds||This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to.|
|script.hotjar.com||_hjIncludedInSessionSample||a few seconds||This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's daily session limit.|
|nr-data.net||JSESSIONID||Session||This domain is controlled by New Relic, which provides a platform for monitoring the performance of web and mobile applications.|
|script.hotjar.com||_hjIncludedInPageviewSample||a few seconds||This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's pageview limit.|
|script.hotjar.com||_hjSessionRejected||Session||Provides load balancing functionality.|
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
|youtube.com||CONSENT||17 years||YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.|
|youtube.com||VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||6 months||This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos.|
|youtube.com||YSC||Session||YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.|
These cookies do not store any personal information about you, your computer, your visit, or your browsing history. After the time indicated above, the cookies’ validity is destroyed, and the browser instructed to remove the cookie from your computer.
How to contact Sanctuary
Sanctuary House Chamber Court Castle Street Worcester WR1 3ZQ