Cookie policy

World Hepatitis Alliance Cookie Policy

  • What are cookies?

WHA use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files passed to your computer, mobile phone or other device, through your web browser, so the website remembers who you are between pages or visits. So every time you come back to our website, your browser will send the cookie file back to our website’s server. You can find out more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.organdwww.youronlinechoices.eu.

  • Why does WHA use cookies?

Cookies are essentially useful because they improve your experience of using our website by giving you a more personalised experience. Additionally, we use cookies to track how this website is used via Google Analytics. Google Analytics uses cookies to help gather statistics on how people use this website. For example, which country the user is from, and which pages you visit while on the website. We can then work on these sections of our website to improve your experience. We also use this information to help us decide whether there are other information resources we could develop to meet the needs of people visiting the website. As a charity which has to apply for funding, we can also use this information in support of grant applications or to report on how successful a project has been e.g. to report on how many people are accessing relevant pages of the website.

  • How do I stop cookies?

If you do not wish to have cookies stored on your computer you can easily change your web browser to refuse cookies, or to let you know when you get a new cookie. You need to refer to your internet browser’s instructions by clicking on the ‘Help’ menu. Refusing cookies, however, can restrict your use of websites. To enjoy our website to the full, we recommend you leave cookies switched on.

  • What cookies are used on this website?

Please find information below on the cookies that our website stores on your computer. We use both session cookies and persistent cookies.

Cookie Name: _ga

This is a Google Analytics cookie this is used to distinguish users

Duration: 2 Years

Cookie Name: _gat

This is a Google Analytics cookie this is used to throttle request rate

Duration: 10 minutes

Cookie Name: _unam

This is a cookie used by the ShareThis to assist with social media sharing on the site

Duration: 1 Year

Cookie Name: PHPSESSID

To identify your unique session on the website.

Duration: Session

This Cookie Policy was last updated May 2018.