Inside Workshop
Journal
Learn
Connect

Cookie Policy

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies: 

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services. 
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. 
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your references (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

 

Cookie Name

Default Expiration Time

Description

 

_utma

2 years from the set/update

Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and a note existing _utma cookie exists. The cookie is updated every time it is sent to Google Analytics.

_utmb

30 minutes from the set/update

Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes a note existing _utmb cookie exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

_utmc

End of browser session

Not used in ga.js. except for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the _utmb cookie to determine whether the user was a new session/visit.

_utmz

6 months from the set/update

Source the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

_utmv

2 years from the set/update

Used to store visitor level custom variable data. The cookie is created when a developer uses the set custom var method with a visitor level custom variable. The cookie is updated every time it is sent to Google Analytics.

 

Third Party Cookies

Please note that third parties (including, for example, Shopify Inc, The Rocket Science Group, LLC d/b/a MailChimp (known as “Mailchimp”) and PayPal as well as advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.  We recommend that you check the cookie policies and privacy policies of the third parties listed above for further information. 

You block cookies (including third party cookies) by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site, or use some of the features that we offer on our site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after a maximum of 2 years from being set/updated.