Cookies Policy | Mollusca Types in Great Britain
Cookies Policy

In order to make our web-site simpler to use and improve our service, we sometimes place small amounts of information on your computer. These are known as 'cookies' and they are used by most major web-sites.

Cookies are used to:

  • Remember settings so you don't have to change them again every time you load a page.
  • Recognise that you are logged in to an area of the web-site so you don't have to keep re-entering your username & password.
  • Measure how you use the web-site so we can continue to improve it.

Our cookies aren't used to identify you personally, and you can manage or delete these files if you want to. Visit AboutCookies.org for more information on cookies and how you can manage them.

Our use of cookies

Here is a list of the cookies that are set by this website and the third-party services we use. If you have any queries about these cookies, please contact us using the Enquiries page.

Measuring web-site usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use the web-site. We do this to make sure we are meeting our users' needs and to understand how we can improve the site.

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (eg. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify you. We do not allow Google to share our analytics data.

Name Typical Content Expires
_utma Randomly generated number 2 years
_utmb Randomly generated number 30 minutes
_utmc Randomly generated number When you close your browser
_utmz Randomly generated number 6 months

For more information on the cookies set by Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Code web-site.

Cookies for managing your current visit

We use one cookie to manage your current session on the web-site. We use this for a number of purposes, including:

  • Remember if you're logged in to an area of the web-site.
Name Typical content Expires
PHPSESSID Randomly generated number When you close your browser