Cookie Policy

We use cookies on our website. You’ll find a notice about this on our homepage as well, which also links back to this policy.

If you use this website after we’ve displayed the notice to you, we will treat this as your consent to our use of cookies for the purposes that we’ve explained below in our policy.

We last updated our policy on June 19, 2019.

 

Information about cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website.

There are 4 different types of cookies:

  1. Strictly-necessary cookies (required for the website to run). These allow you to do things like log in securely.

  2. Performance cookies (which measure how many visitors use our site, which pages they visit and how they interact with the site). These help us to improve our website.

  3. Functionality cookies (which remember specific visitor’s preferences for the way they use our site, e.g. language settings or font size).

  4. Targeting/advertising cookies (these collect information about individual visitors that enable us, or third parties, to provide relevant advertisements to those who have visited our site)

Our website may use each type of cookie in order to:

  1. Make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable

  2. Improve our services

  3. Recognise you whenever you visit this website and distinguish you from other users of our site

  4. Obtain information about your preferences and use of our site

  5. Provide you with advertising that is tailored to your interests

  6. Carry out research and data analysis to help us to improve our content and services and to better understand our customer preferences and interests

Your web browser places cookies on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about you.

We have set out specific details of the cookies we use on our site in section 4 below.

 

Third-party cookies

Like many other websites, third parties may also set cookies on our website. These third parties are responsible for the cookies they set on our site and we have no control over them. For further information on how their cookies policies work, please visit their websites.

 

Managing cookies

You can manage cookies yourself.

You can set your web browser to refuse cookies, delete cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent.

You will need to visit the web browser’s site to manage, but for ease we have provided links to popular browsers below:

 

For further information about cookies and how to manage or disable them please go to: aboutcookies.org.

Please also note that if you change/block cookies then:

  • some parts of our website may not function properly or as well as they otherwise might;

  • changes will apply across all websites that you visit (unless you choose to block cookies only from particular websites); and

  • the settling that you change will only apply on the device on which you change the settings and will not apply across all other devices that you use.

 

Specific details

We have set out in the table below details of each of the cookies on our site, a description of what they do and, where relevant, external links that provide more information about them:

 

Necessary (14)

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
__cfduid [x3] 6sqft.com
embedly.com
uchicago.edu
Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. 1 year HTTP Cookie
__stripe_mid nationbuilder.com Session cookie for Stripe payment gateway. 1 year HTTP Cookie
__stripe_sid nationbuilder.com Session cookie for Stripe payment gateway. 1 day HTTP Cookie
_nbuild_nocache nationbuilder.com Used for determining if content caching should be used. 1 year HTTP Cookie
_nbuild_session nationbuilder.com NationBuilder session cookie. Session HTTP Cookie
_nbuild_token nationbuilder.com Authenticity token for use on forms to prevent CSRF attacks. Session HTTP Cookie
CookieConsent nationbuilder.com Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain. 1 year HTTP Cookie
intercom-state nationbuilder.com Allows the website to recoqnise the visitor, in order to optimize the chat-box functionality. Persistent HTML Local Storage
JSESSIONID webmail.networksolutionsemail.com Preserves users states across page requests. Session HTTP Cookie
language slideshare.net Saves the user's preferred language on the website. Session HTTP Cookie
m m.stripe.com Used by stripe payment gateway. 10 years HTTP Cookie
p.gif typekit.net Pending. Session Pixel Tracker

 

Preferences (3)

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
lang [x3] linkedin.com
slideshare.net
ads.linkedin.com
Set by LinkedIn when a web page contains an embedded "Follow us" panel. Session HTTP Cookie

 

Statistics (16)

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
__utm.gif google-analytics.com Google Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor's browser and computer. Session Pixel Tracker
__utma slideshare.net Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics. 2 years HTTP Cookie
__utmb slideshare.net Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit. 1 day HTTP Cookie
__utmc slideshare.net Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit. Session HTTP Cookie
__utmt slideshare.net Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server. 1 day HTTP Cookie
__utmz slideshare.net Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics. 6 months HTTP Cookie
_ga [x2] nationbuilder.com
turbovote.org
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years HTTP Cookie
_gat [x2] nationbuilder.com
turbovote.org
Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. 1 day HTTP Cookie
_gid [x2] nationbuilder.com
turbovote.org
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 1 day HTTP Cookie
_uv_id slideshare.net Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read. 2 years HTTP Cookie
collect google-analytics.com Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session Pixel Tracker
slideshare.experiments slideshare.net Pending. Persistent HTML Local Storage
vuid vimeo.com Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read. 2 years HTTP Cookie

 

Marketing (43)

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
__widgetsettings twitter.com Pending. Persistent HTML Local Storage
_fbp nationbuilder.com Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months HTTP Cookie
_gcl_au nationbuilder.com Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services. 3 months HTTP Cookie
_twitter_sess twitter.com Collects anonymous data related to the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and which pages have been loaded, with the purpose of personalising and improving the Twitter service. Session HTTP Cookie
_video_bandwidthEstimate facebook.com Pending. Persistent HTML Local Storage
1P_JAR google.com Google advertising cookie used for user tracking and ad targeting purposes. 29 days HTTP Cookie
bcookie [x2] linkedin.com
slideshare.net
Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 2 years HTTP Cookie
BizoID ads.linkedin.com Pending. 29 days HTTP Cookie
bscookie linkedin.com Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 2 years HTTP Cookie
CacheStorageVersion facebook.com Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. Persistent HTML Local Storage
CONSENT google.com Pending. 6792 days HTTP Cookie
em_cdn_uid cdn.embedly.com Measures the number of times an embedded element from a third party service has been used. 1 year HTTP Cookie
fr facebook.com Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months HTTP Cookie
GPS youtube.com Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location. 1 day HTTP Cookie
guest_id twitter.com Collects anonymous data related to the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and which pages have been loaded, with the purpose of personalising and improving the Twitter service. 2 years HTTP Cookie
i/adsct t.co The cookie is used by Twitter.com in order to determine the number of visitors accessing the website through twitter advertisement content. Session Pixel Tracker
i/jot twitter.com Sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers. Session Pixel Tracker
IDE doubleclick.net 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. 1 year HTTP Cookie
images/1x1.gif public.slidesharecdn.com Pending. Session Pixel Tracker
lidc linkedin.com Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 1 day HTTP Cookie
local_storage_support_test twitter.com Pending. Persistent HTML Local Storage
mp_#_mixpanel turbovote.org Pending. 1 year HTTP Cookie
NID google.com Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 6 months HTTP Cookie
pagead/1p-user-list/# google.com Pending Session Pixel Tracker
personalization_id twitter.com Pending. 2 years HTTP Cookie
PREF youtube.com Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites. 8 months HTTP Cookie
r/collect doubleclick.net Pending. Session Pixel Tracker
SERVERID slideshare.net Pending. Session HTTP Cookie
TabId facebook.com Pending Session HTML Local Storage
test_cookie doubleclick.net Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies. 1 day HTTP Cookie
tr facebook.com Pending. Session Pixel Tracker
UID scorecardresearch.com Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network, Scorecard Research, to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand the customer's preferences. 2 years HTTP Cookie
UIDR scorecardresearch.com Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network, Scorecard Research, to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand the customer's preferences. 2 years HTTP Cookie
UserMatchHistory linkedin.com Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences. 29 days HTTP Cookie
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. 179 days HTTP Cookie
YSC youtube.com Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Session HTTP Cookie
yt-remote-cast-installed youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Session HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-connected-devices youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Persistent HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-device-id youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Persistent HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-fast-check-period youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Session HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-session-app youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Session HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-session-name youtube.com Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video. Session HTML Local Storage

 

Unclassified (1)

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
intercom-id-xx5u6q1v nationbuilder.com Pending 270 days HTTP Cookie