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Cookie Policy

How we use Cookies

We use cookies, small pieces of data stored in a website browser, across our websites to improve their performance and to enhance your user experience. When you visit our websites, cookies allow us to collect some non-identifying basic information. This includes the total number of visitors, the pages viewed, and other anonymous information. We use this information to make your experience on our website as smooth as possible and to allow us to make any necessary improvements.

Types of Cookie
1. Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

2. Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to analyse how visitors use our websites and to monitor website and campaign performance so that we can provide a high-quality experience and determine how effective our campaigns are. We may also use cookies at times to evaluate our ordering process and make it as customer friendly as possible.

3. Functionality Cookies

Our ordering system is set up to remember what you are purchasing for only one visit. For example, if you are purchasing several gifts, our system will keep track of what you are purchasing while you make your selections. To allow you to keep the items in your basket, we utilise temporary cookies to process your order.

4. Targeting Cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website so you can be shown more relevant ads. Send a Cow rarely uses this type of cookie.

More detail on how businesses use cookies and how you can delete them is available at www.aboutcookies.org.

Google Analytics Shared Data Under Measurement Controller to Controller Data Protection Terms

List of Cookies we collect
COOKIE NAMEPROVIDERTYPE
EXPIRY
PHPSESSID
sendacow.org
HTTP
Session
Cookie purpose description: Preserves user session state across page requests.



_icl_current_language
sendacow.org
HTTP
1 day
Cookie purpose description: Saves the user's preferred language on the website.



country
sendacow.org
HTTP
Session
The cookie determines the preferred language and country-setting of the visitor - This allows the website to show content most relevant to that region and language.



_at.hist.#
sendacow.org
HTML
Persistent
Cookie purpose description: Used by the social sharing platform AddThis to store the user's usage history of the AddThis sharing widget.



_dc_gtm_UA-#
sendacow.org
HTTP
1 day
Cookie purpose description: Used by Google Tag Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag.



_ga
sendacow.org
HTTP
2 years
Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.



_gid
sendacow.org
HTTP
1 day
Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.



_hjid
sendacow.org
HTTP
1 year
Cookie purpose description: Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.



_hjid
sendacow.org
HTML
Persistent
Cookie purpose description: Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.



collect
google-analytics.com
Pixel
Session
Cookie purpose description: Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across de vices and marketing channels.



__atuvc
sendacow.org
HTTP
13 months
Cookie purpose description: Updates the counter of a website's social sharing features.



__atuvs
sendacow.org
HTTP
1 day
Cookie purpose description: Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service, AddThis.



_at.cww
sendacow.org
HTML
Persistent
Cookie purpose description: Used by the social sharing platform AddThis.



_fbp
sendacow.org
HTTP
3 months
Cookie purpose description: Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.



_gcl_au
sendacow.org
HTTP
3 months
Cookie purpose description: Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.



_hjIncludedInSample
sendacow.org
HTTP
Session
Cookie purpose description: Determines if the user's navigation should be registered in a certain statistical place holder.



at-lojson-cache-#
sendacow.org
HTML
Persistent
Cookie purpose description: Used by the social sharing platform AddThis.



at-rand
sendacow.org
HTML
Persistent
Cookie purpose description: Used by the social sharing platform AddThis.



fr
facebook.com
HTTP
3 months
Cookie purpose description: Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.



IDE
doubleclick.net
HTTP
1 year
Cookie purpose description: Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.



loc
addthis.com
HTTP
13 months
Cookie purpose description: Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level).



MUID
bing.com
HTTP
1 year
Cookie purpose description: Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains.



MUIDB
bing.com
HTTP
1 year
Cookie purpose description: Registers data on visitors from multiple visits and on multiple websites. This information is used to measure the efficiency of advertisement on websites.



r/collect
doubleclick.net
Pixel
Session
Cookie purpose description: This cookie is used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. It tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.



rc::c
google.com
HTML
Session
Cookie purpose description: This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.



test_cookie
doubleclick.net
HTTP
1 day
Cookie purpose description: Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.



tr
facebook.com
Pixel
Session
Cookie purpose description: Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.



uvc
addthis.com
HTTP
13 months
Cookie purpose description: Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user.



xtc
addthis.com
HTTP
13 months
Cookie purpose description: Registers the user's sharing of content via social media.



Third-party Cookies

Some Cookies are not related to the Send a Cow's website. Some of our pages contain embedded content, such as a YouTube video, and you may receive Cookies delivered from these websites. We do not govern the publication of third-party cookies. To understand more about their cookies and privacy statements, please visit the relevant sites.

Some of our cookies will remind you about our work and how you can help after you have left the website. These are the targeting/advertising cookies we use. It is a useful tool for us to retain public awareness of our projects and how they can be supported.