COOKIE POLICY

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on your device via your browser when you visit a website.

WHAT ARE COOKIES USED FOR?

There are different types of functions for different cookies. A cookie may allow a website to “remember” your actions or preferences over a certain period of time, or it may contain data to support the function and performance of the site.

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF COOKIES?

Cookies according to the entity that manages them

  • First-party cookies are set by the owner of the website you are visiting.

  • Third-party cookies are set by another entity that the website owner allows to present other information, run content, or provide another functionality.

If cookies are installed from a server or domain managed by the website owner but the information collected though them is managed by a third-party, they are not classed as first-party cookies.

 

Cookies according to how long they remain activated

  • Session cookies are designed to temporarily gather and store data when you access a website. They expire once you close your browser.

  • Persistent cookies are stored on a device and can be accessed and managed over a period of time. This can which can range from minutes to several years. They are used to help remember information, settings, preferences, or sign-in credentials that a user has saved.

 

Cookies according to their purpose

  • Strictly necessary or essential (SN/E) cookies are classified as cookies that must be present to support the technical functionality of a website to allow a user to browse the site and use the options or services available.

  • Personalisation or functionality (P/F) cookies allow websites to remember a user’s preferences including username, region, and language. These are anonymous and do not track browsing activity across other websites.

  • Analytics or performance (A/P) cookies are used to track and analyse the behaviour of users on a website. The information can be used to gain user insight and improve the way the site works. These are anonymous and do not collect identifiable information.

  • Advertising and targeting (A/T) cookies are specifically designed to collate information from you on your device to display advertisements to you based on topics that interest you. Advertisers will place these cookies on a website with the website owner’s permission. Some cookies of this type build user profiles by tracking activity of a user through many websites. DEBRA International does not sell advertisement space or knowingly permit cookies of this type on its site.

MANAGING COOKIES

 

The cookies used on our website do not store information which is capable of identifying you; they simply allow our website to use and retrieve information in order to personalise and improve your experience.

 

You can choose whether or not to accept, block, or delete some or all cookies within your browser settings at any time. If you disable cookies, please bear in mind that certain content and features of our website may not work.

 

Different browsers have different controls available to you in order to this. We have provided links below to manufacturer instructions for the most popular internet browsers:

 

We have introduced Google Analytics to our website to learn how it is being used to ensure we provide relevant information to you in an easily accessible format. Google Analytics provides an opt-out mechanism that you can install on your browser to prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics.

COOKIES ON OUR WEBSITE

Every effort has been made to list all cookies and their type associated with our website. This list is reviewed and updated annually. If you come across a cookie that is not listed below, please contact us using the details below to let us know.

Name

Domain

Type

Description

XSRF-TOKEN

debra-international.org

First-party (Wix) | SN/E | Session

Ensures visitor browsing security by preventing cross-site request forgery

hs

debra-international.org

First-party (Wix) | SN/E | Session

Ensures visitor browsing security by preventing cross-site request forgery

ssr-caching

debra-international.org

First-party (Wix) | P/F | Session

Necessary for the cache function. A cache is used by the website to optimise the response time between the visitor and the website. The cache is usually stored on the visitor’s browser

bSession

debra-international.org

First-party (Wix) | A/P | Persistent (30 mins)

Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site

svSession

debra-international.org

First-party (Wix) | A/P | Persistent (2 years)

Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site

_ga

debra-international.org

Third-party (Google Analytics) | A/P | Persistent (2 years)

Used to distinguish visitors to site

_gat

debra-international.org

Third-party (Google Analytics) | A/P | Persistent (10 mins)

Used to throttle the request rate

_gat_UA-{########-#}

_gid

debra-international.org

debra-international.org

Third-party (Google Analytics) | A/P | Persistent (10 mins)

Third-party (Google Analytics) | A/P | Persistent (24 hrs)

Used to throttle the request rate

Used to distinguish visitors to site

AWSALBCORS

default.salsalabs.org

debra-international.salsalabs.org

Third-party (Salsa Labs) | SN/E | Persistent  (6 days)

Registers which server-cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in context with load balancing in order to optimise user experience

AWSALB

default.salsalabs.org

debra-international.salsalabs.org

Third-party (Salsa Labs) | SN/E | Persistent  (6 days)

Registers which server-cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in context with load balancing in order to optimise user experience

ignite_tr

salsalabs.org

debra-international.salsalabs.org

Third-party (Salsa Labs) | A/P | Persistent (1 year)

Identifies unique returning users to a site

ignite_uiid

salsalabs.org

debra-international.salsalabs.org

Third-party (Salsa Labs) | A/P | Persistent  (6 days)

Identifies unique interactions to differentiate between multiple visits by the same browser

_ssid

salsalabs.org

filesusr.com

Third-party (Salsa Labs) | A/P | Persistent (4 years)

Third-party (Filesusr.com) | A/P | Persistent (4 years)

Registers user behaviour on the website and any interaction with active campaigns

CONTACT US

If you have any questions, comments, concerns in relation to this Cookie Policy, please contact us at office@debra-international.org.

Updated 21 July 2020

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