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Most websites you visit will use cookies in order to improve your user experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’).

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

How does SH2OUT use cookies?

Cookies enable us to identify your device, or you when you have logged in. We use cookies that are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the site or to provide certain basic features. We use cookies to enhance the functionality of our website by storing your preferences, for example. We also use cookies to help us to improve the performance of our website to provide you with a better user experience. 

If you wish to control which cookies are set on your device you can do this through your web browsers settings, this varies between different device and browser types.

Cookies used on our website:

Name Essential to the users Supplied from  Expiry length Use
PHPSESSID Yes .sh2out.org Browsing session only Used to keep track of your browsing session.
sh2out_eu_cookie No .sh2out.org No expiry Acknowledgement that you agree to our cookie policy.
_ga No .sh2out.org 2 years Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users.
_gat No .sh2out.org 10 minutes Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.