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Information about cookies

Crumbs... what’s a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that a website places on your computer during your visit — they’re often used to keep track of your movements on the site so that you can browse more smoothly. Cookies can also be used to provide the owners of the website with information about its visitors, but it’s not usually as sinister as it sounds...

How does the CGP website use cookies?

The CGP website does put cookies onto your computer, but don’t worry — we only use them to collect anonymous statistics about people visiting the site, and to make sure everyone can move around the site with minimum stress. Here’s a complete list of the services we use cookies for, along with some information about the cookies themselves:



Service 1: Google Analytics

Names of cookies used: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmv, _utmt, _utmx, _utmz, _ga

What do they do?
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website (e.g. the number of visitors, which other sites they came from and the pages they visited while they were here). This information is collected in an anonymous form, so we don’t have access to any of your personal data — just plain facts about your browsing session on the CGP website. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.

How long do they last?
It can vary a lot. Some will be deleted as soon as you close your browser, some can last as long as two years. This service is provided by Google — you can find out more here.

Can I opt out?
Yes, you can choose to opt out of Google Analytics tracking across all websites if you like. Just look here.
Service 2: CGP — “Who Are You?”

Name of cookies used: viewState, cc, sni, __RequestVerificationToken, SERVERID

What do they do?
These cookies keep a record of your page view history so that we can show you the right information as you move around the site.

How long do they last?
It can vary a lot. Some will be deleted as soon as you close your browser, some can last as long as one year.
Service 3: CGP — Shopping Basket

Name of cookies used: mySession, FedAuth, FedAuth1

What do they do?
These cookies keep a record of what you’ve got in your CGP shopping basket, and whether or not you’re logged into your account. (If you feel the urge to delete them before you complete your order, you’ll lose the contents of your shopping basket and be logged out.)

How long do they last?
By default, they only last as long as you have your web browser open. But if you tick the "Remember me on this computer" box when you log in, these cookies will be stored on your computer for up to a month.
Service 4: SagePay — Checkout

Name of cookies used: JSESSIONID, NSC_****

What do they do?
When you pay for an order on the CGP website using a credit or debit card, the payment is processed by a secure external service called SagePay (www.sagepay.co.uk). SagePay uses these cookies to record what’s in your shopping basket — without them, the site wouldn’t know what you were trying to pay for.

How long do they last?
These are more temporary cookies that are removed from your computer as soon as you close your browser.
Service 5: Video Player

Name of cookies used: _jwpusr, jwplayer.volume, jwplayer.mute

What do they do?
These cookies are used by our video player to help keep track of which videos are being played.

How long do they last?
It can vary a lot. Some will be deleted as soon as you close your browser, some can last as long as one year.