We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
Types of cookies
There are several types of cookies:
- First Party Cookies: Set and collected by the website itself, and only used by the site when a user is visiting it.
- Third Party Cookies: Set and collected by other entities besides the website, such as advertisers or services used by the website for things like web analytics or social media sharing.
- Session Cookies: Only stored in a browser’s memory until it is closed down. Used for many essential site functions, such as quickly loading a page.
- Persistent Cookies: Set up with a specific expiration date, so they will survive in your browser’s memory for a certain period of time before deletion. Used to keep you logged in, track web analytics, etc.
- Secure or HTTP only Cookies: Secure cookies are only transmitted over “https” pages to keep data encrypted and secure. Only cookies prevent any client scripts on the page from accessing the cookie, preventing malicious cross-site-scripting (XSS) attacks.
Cookies are typically stored on your computer’s Internet browser by default. The purpose of cookies is to store settings and information for web pages that you have accessed. You may want to disable cookies on your web browser from being stored in your computer for privacy reasons, or to free up space on your hard drive.
The way to disable cookies depends on the browser you use. You can find information more precise on how your browser deal with cookies and how to disable them.
Cookies used in Civicwise website
First Party Cookies
- WordPress. The CMS used in Civicwise’s website uses session cookies.
- Paid Memberships Pro. The module that manage membership use session cookies.
Third Party Cookies
If you don’t want to be tracked you can install Privacy Badger extension for your browser. This is a module developed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation that notifies you about services trying to track you and permits you to disable these cookies.