What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site.
Cookies contain a very small amount of information, usually consisting of a string of numbers and/or letters, they are not computer programs, they don't give the website owners any kind of access to your computer or mobile device and they can't be used to identify an individual visitor.
Cookies enable websites to remember visitor actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so they don't have to keep re-entering them whenever they re-visit the site or browse from one page to another. They also allow websites to collect other forms of anonymous data, for example to help track how popular a website is.
This page explains the cookies we use and why.
Depending on how a visitor uses our website the following types of cookies may be set:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookies have to be set in order for our website to work as intended.
- Functionality Cookies
Functionality cookies give visitors a better user experience and allow for some customisation when it comes to interacting with our website.
- Performance Cookies
Performance cookies are used by us, and by some of our embedded tools to collect anonymous usage data.
Please see the table below which provides you with information on the cookies that might be stored when interacting with our website.
|SQ_SYSTEM_SESSION||Squiz Matrix Sesion||Yes|| |
A cookie set by Squiz Matrix, the content management system that powers My WI. This cookie allows the site to identify a unique user visit. This is used to remember that you are logged in to the website and prevents you from constantly being prompted to log back in.
|TextSize||Text Size||Yes||To ensure that My WI is as accessible as possible we allow members to set their preferred font size. To save the hassle of having to set your font size every time you visit your preference will e saved as a cookie.|
|Google Analytics|| |
Google Analytics uses these cookies to track anonymous user website activity on our website