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Our cookie policy

What are cookies?


Cookies are small text (.txt) files containing basic information about a particular website and user.

A cookie stores select pieces of information based on your visit to the Marie Curie website. Examples of data stored within cookie files would be information you input into a registration form e.g. email address, first name and last name, and post code.

We use cookies on the Marie Curie website to make your browsing experience more efficient and enjoyable.

When you visit the Marie Curie website for the first time, a cookie is downloaded onto your computer via your browser. The next time you visit our site, your computer checks to see if it has a cookie that is relevant and sends the information contained in that cookie back to the site.

Cookies we use


We use cookies on the Marie Curie website to make your browsing experience more efficient and enjoyable.

Cookies enable us to tailor particular parts of the site to your needs. See the table below for more information about the cookies we use.

Cookie name

Description

Sent from (url)

Category

.MC3

Tells us if you are logged in to mariecurie.org.uk. /en-gb/LogIn Functionality cookies

ASP.NET_SessionId

Stores anonymised data about you until you shut your computer or browser down. / Functionality cookies

.ASPXROLES

Stores the role of a logged in user – usually whether a user or site administrator. /en-gb/LogIn Functionality cookies

__utma

This cookie logs how many times you have been to our website, the first time you came to our website and the last time you visited. / Performance cookies

__utmb

A Google Analytics cookie that takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time you entered the site. / Performance cookies

__utmc

utmc logs roughly when you leave. It does this by deleting itself 30 minutes after its creation. Whilst you're on the website and clicking through links it will put this time back until you leave the website. This stops the cookie's life being extended and gives us an approximate time frame of how long you have been on our website. / Performance cookies

__utmz

A Google Analytics cookie that keeps track of where you came from, what search engine you used, what link you clicked on, what keyword you used, and where they were in the world when you accessed a website. / Performance cookies

Nop.CustomerSession
GUIDCookie

Remembers your shopping cart contents. http://shop.mariecurie.org.uk Strictly necessary

NopCommerce.Recently
ViewedProducts

Stores details of your recently viewed products in our online shop. http://shop.mariecurie.org.uk Functionality cookies

__atuvc

Makes sure the you see the updated count if you share a shop item via Twitter, Facebook etc. http://shop.mariecurie.org.uk Performance cookies

loc

Lets us know approximately where people who have shared a shop item via Twitter, Facebook etc are located. Any page in shop with an 'AddThis' control Performance cookies

bt

Keeps an anonymised record of parts of the shop you have visited on order to recommend other items. Any page in shop with an 'AddThis' control Performance cookies

uid, uit, user_segment

Stores an anonymised identifier to differentiate between visitors to the shop. Any page in shop with an 'AddThis' control Performance cookies

psc

Counts the number of times a given item has been viewed in the shop by you. Any page in shop with an 'AddThis' control Performance cookies

di, dt

Keep track of expiry dates of other cookies used by our online shop. Any page in shop with an 'AddThis' control Performance cookies

ssc

Keeps track of which services you like to use to share items in the shop with. Any page in shop with an 'AddThis' control Performance cookies

PREF, NID, HSID, APISID, SID

These cookies are used by Google to generate images for maps. Wherever Google maps are on a page Performance cookies

guest_id

Twitter cookie that appears on pages where ‘Tweet’ button is used and serves as your unique identification number associated with Twitter. Wherever social controls are on a page Performance cookies

secure_session

Twitter cookie that appears on pages where ‘Tweet’ button is used and represents your session ID. Wherever social controls are on a page Performance cookies

twll, k

Twitter cookie that appears on pages where ‘Tweet’ button is used. Wherever social controls are on a page Performance cookies

datr

This cookie is used by Facebook, to help them identify suspicious login activity. Wherever social controls are on a page Performance cookies

lu

This cookie is used by Facebook, which helps protect public computers. The data it contains is used to make subtle changes to the login form, such as prefilling your email address and unchecking the “Keep me logged in” option if we detect multiple users signing in with the same browser. If you log out, this cookie does not contain your user id and Facebook will not prefill the email field. Wherever social controls are on a page Performance cookies

_utm*

Created by Google Analytics to build website performance reports. These cookies do not store any personal information. Throughout site Performance cookies

ASP

Communication between your browser and the web site. Throughout site Performance cookies

ident

This is your personal identification number randomly generated from the PHPSESSID on first connecting to our website. Throughout site Identification

PHPSESSID

This is a randomly generated number everytime you connect to one of our websites. Throughout site Identification

urlRef, urlRefHost

This cookie contains the url Reference. Whilst the urlRefHost just contains the host of the urlRef stored in the first cookie. This helps us keep track of where our users are coming from. Throughout site Analytical

Cookiecompliance

This is a cookie we place on your computer so we know you have read our cookie warning and agreed to it. We store this on your computer so the cookie warning does not come up each time you visit our website. Throughout site Functional