Cookie Policy

When you use Tanist’s website we automatically collect certain technical and routing information about your visit so we can continuously improve what and how our site delivers.

For example, we may log the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer and measure your browsing patterns when on this site. This information is held in aggregate form and is not matched with your personal information so no individual user is identified.

Service Name Purpose Expiration
Google Analytics utma Used to distinguish users and sessions 2 years
utmt Used to throttle request rate. 10 minutes
utmb Used to determine new sessions/visits. 30 minutes
utmc This cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to
determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
End of Browser session
utmz Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. 6 months
utmv Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. 2 years
_ga Used to distinguish users. 2 years
_gid Used to distinguish users. 24 hours

Use of cookies

We use cookies to identify you when you visit Tanist’s website to build up a demographic profile. A cookie is a small piece of information sent to your web browser by a web server and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It cannot be executed as code or used to deliver viruses to your computer.

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.