The Albert Bartlett website uses a number of different cookies. These cookies allow us to help you get the best out of your visit to the website and improve your user experience. Below we explain the cookies we use and why we use them.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is saved on your device when you visit our site. When you next visit our site these cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users and remember your preferences.

There are two broad categories of cookies:

Persistent cookies – Persistent cookies remain on your device until you delete them manually or they are automatically deleted after a set period of time.
Session cookies – Session cookies remain on your device until you close your browser when they are automatically deleted.

How we use cookies

The following is a list of cookies used by our website, and what they are used for:

Cookie NameCookie TypeDescription
PHPSESSIDSession CookieWe use a session cookie to maintain information about each visit to the website and enable core site functionality. This cookie does not contain any personal information, only lasts for the duration of your visit, and is deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
Google Analytics_utma (Persistent)
deleted 2 years from set/update
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deleted 30 mins from set/update
_utmc (Session)
_utmz (Persistent)
deleted 6 months from set/update
These cookies allows us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, using a service provided by Google Analytics. For more information about Google’s privacy policy, and more details on how this cookie operates, please use this
DoubleClickPersistentThis cookie is used to target advertising based on what’s relevant to a user,
to improve reporting on campaign performance and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen.
DoubleClick cookies contain no personally identifiable information.
TwitterSessionThese cookies are used when integrating twitter feeds into our site’s pages and to allow the sharing of content.
Add ThisPersistentWe allow visitors to our website to share content via their social media accounts (e.g. Facebook and Twitter) through a service called AddThis. When this is used AddThis assign a cookie to the visitors’ web browser. AddThis do not install any tracking software onto our visitor machines
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abmr.netPersistentTracks frequency of visits to the website, the length of
time spent on the site and basic information about the
user including browser type, IP address.
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