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Cookie Policy

Last modified: 2018-05-22

Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you use your browser to visit a website that uses cookies. They are widely used in order to make websites work, work more efficiently and to provide information to the owners of the site.

Cookies enables us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns, store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our website according to your individual interests; and recognize you when you return to our website.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Expiration Purpose
Cloudflare __cfduid 1 year CDN delivery, used for faster loading of websites. This cookie is strictly necessary for Cloudflare's security features and cannot be turned off. It does not store any personally identifiable information.
KIT kvid 2 years Tracking for KIT internal statistics/analytics (KIT Brain)
KIT session_tracker 30 minutes Tracking for KIT internal statistics/analytics (KIT Brain)
Facebook fr 3 months Facebook social widget, embeds, and share buttons
Twitter personalization_id 2 years Twitter social share
Twitter _twitter_sess Session Twitter social share
Twitter ct0 6 hours Twitter social share
Twitter external_referer 1 week Twitter social share
Twitter guest_id 2 years Twitter social share
Google Tag Manager _dc_gtm_UA-[xyz] 1 minute Visitor statistics and analytics, used to throttle request rate
Google Analytics _gat_UA-[xyz] Session Visitor statistics and analytics
Google Analytics _ga 2 years Visitor statistics and analytics, used to distinguish users
Google Analytics _gid 24 hours Visitor statistics and analytics, used to distinguish users
Google Analytics _gat 1 minute Visitor statistics and analytics, used to throttle request rate
Youtube GPS 1 hour Used for Youtube video embeds
Youtube IDE 25 days Used for Youtube video embeds
Youtube VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 5 months Used for Youtube video embeds
Youtube NID 5 months Used for Youtube video embeds
Youtube PREF 7 months Used for Youtube video embeds
Youtube YSC session Used for Youtube video embeds. Keeps track of current session on youtube.com
* [xyz] might be some other combination of numbers and characters in your browser.

How do I change my cookie settings?

If you do not wish us to collect cookies, you may set your browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, your system will continue to accept cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Questions, concerns or complaints

To ask questions or comment about our Cookie Policy, please contact [email protected]