What are cookies?
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Below is a list of the cookies we use on the Website and what they are used for:
|ARRAffinity||cathedralcity.co.uk||Session||This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.|
|ARRAffinitySameSite||cathedralcity.co.uk||Session||When using Microsoft Azure as a hosting platform and enabling load balancing, this cookie ensures that requests from one visitor browsing session are always handled by the same server in the cluster.|
|__cf_bm||cathedralcity.co.uk||Session||This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.|
|_GRECAPTCHA||cathedralcity.co.uk||Session||Google reCAPTCHA sets a necessary cookie (_GRECAPTCHA) when executed for the purpose of providing its risk analysis.|
|_ga||cathedralcity.co.uk||2 years||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.|
|_gid||cathedralcity.co.uk||1 day||This cookie is set by Google Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited and is used to count and track pageviews.|
|_gat_gtag_UA_78692473_1||cathedralcity.co.uk||1 minute||This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It is a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.|
How to change your cookie preferences
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