A cookie is a piece of data about a website that is stored in your web browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox, etc). Cookies are used to store information about how people use our website – conservationhandbooks.com, to help us improve your experience. They are anonymous, so we don’t know what you personally are looking at.
The type of cookies used and their purpose
Google Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use this website. This information is collected in an anonymous form and is used to help us improve the site. We also require a cookie to remember you when you are logged in. Disabling all cookies will prevent you subscribing and logging in.
However, if you prefer to disable cookies (on this site AND on others), the most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers. But remember, you won’t be able to log in and enjoy the site!
Third Party Cookies in embedded content
Please note that during your visits to this website you may notice some cookies that are not related to conservationhandbooks.com.
We sometimes embed content from social media and other third party websites onto our own websites. These may include Google, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Vimeo and Instagram. As a result, when you visit a page containing such content, you may be presented with cookies from these websites and these third party cookies may track your use of the this website. TCV does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party’s website for more information.
Where we embed content from social media and other third party websites, some websites may use Google Analytics to collect data about user behaviour for their own purposes. TCV does not control this. For more information, see the Google webpage How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps.
You may also see embedded ‘share’ buttons on this website; these enable users to easily share content with their friends through a number of popular social networks. When you click on one of these buttons, a cookie may be set by the service through which you have chosen to share content. Again, TCV does not control the dissemination of these cookies.
The list below explains some of the cookies we use and why.
Cookie Type: Google Analytics
Cookie Names: _ga _gat _gid
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
More Information: Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Cookie Type: Website cookie acceptance
Cookie Names: cookieconsent_status
Cookie Type: Cloudflare Identifier
Cookie Names: __cfduid
Purpose: The __cfduid cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. This cookie is strictly necessary for Cloudflare’s security features and cannot be turned off.
Cookie Type: Marketing
Cookie Names: _omappvp, _omappvs, om-xxxxxx
Purpose: These cookies determine if a visitor is new or returning to this site.
You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.) To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
All cookies will expire after 90 days.
We may use cookie data to show you relevant advertising on third party sites (e.g. Facebook, Google, Instagram and Twitter). This could involve showing you an advertising message where we know you have previously visited conservationhandbooks.com. If you don’t want to be shown targeted advertising messages from TCV, some third party sites allow you to request not to see messages from specific advertisers on that site in future. If you want to stop all personalised services from TCV, including targeted advertising messages on third party sites you can visit your browser’s settings and disable personalisation there.
Effective Date: 22nd May 2018. Last Amended 22nd May 2018.