Published date: 27 May 2020

Information about our use of cookies

1. 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.

2. Our website uses cookies to distinguish you (or, more accurately, your computer) from other users when you visit 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.

We do not store your password or any other information in the cookies, or use it for any other purpose aside from tracking patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site. Our cookies do not contain any personal identifying information about a visitor, their location, their preferences or their financial activity. Our use of cookies is fully compliant with all United Kingdom data protection and data privacy regulations.

Details about the cookies we use on our website WildHub.community are set out below. By continuing to use our website after opening this cookies policy, you consent to the use of cookies (including third party cookies) as described in this policy.

3. We use the following cookies:

3.1. 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.

3.2. 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.

3.3. 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 preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

3.4. 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 more relevant to your interests. 

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

Cookie Purpose

In this section, we refer to Zapnito, the community software platform that provides this website. Zapnito is a limited company registered in England and Wales. Registered number: 08406532. Registered office: Mindspace 9th Floor, 9 Appold Street, London, EC2A 2AP.

Cookies with suffix _session

Description: used by the Zapnito platform to identify who you are. Assigned when you log in, this keeps you logged in to the site so you don’t have to constantly re-enter your username and password. This isn’t set unless you are a registered user. Expiration: when the browsing session ends.

__utma

Description: Google Analytics cookie, created when the JavaScript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exist. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Expiration: 2 years from set/update. Used to distinguish users and sessions.

__utmb

Description: Google Analytics cookie, used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exist. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Expiration: 30 mins from set/update.

__utmc

Description: Google Analytics cookie, not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit. Expiration: End of browser session.

__utmz

Description: Google Analytics cookie, stores 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. Expiration: 6 months from set/update. 

Third Party Cookies

Cookies with gs_u_GSN prefix

Description: GoSquared Analytics cookie, used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing gs_u_GSN cookie exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to GoSquared. Expiration: 2 years from set/update. Used to distinguish users and sessions.

Social Media Cookies

This Website may contain link buttons and content from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn so that you can easily share content from our website with your social media networks.

If you use these features, these social media sites may store cookies on your device/computer. Information on the cookies used can be found by following the below links:

Facebook

Twitter

YouTube

LinkedIn

 [Please visit these social media sites directly to read the information about which cookies may be stored on your device/computer]

Local storage

Description: HTML5 local storage used by the Zapnito platform to store local data to improve performance of the website to improve the experience of using the site. 

5. Please note that third parties (including, for example, 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.

6. You block 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.

7. Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire when the browsing session ends.

Changes to this Notice

We keep this Notice under regular review and may update it from time to time, so we recommend that you check it regularly. Where necessary we may also notify you of changes to this Notice by email. This Notice was last updated on 27th of May 2020.

Contact us (including complaints)

If you have any comments, queries and requests relating to this Notice or our use of your information please contact us by emailing to hello@wildhub.community

You are entitled to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK regulatory authority for data privacy (https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/). We are always grateful for the opportunity to resolve your concerns before you approach the ICO, so appreciate it if you would contact us in the first instance.