Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
|_okbk||Set by Olark Live Chat software, which provides functionality for websites to engage in instant messaging communication with visitors.||Session|
|_okdetect||Set by Olark Live Chat software, which provides functionality for websites to engage in instant messaging communication with visitors.||Session|
|_oklv||Set by Olark Live Chat software, which provides functionality for websites to engage in instant messaging communication with visitors. Used to improve caching of software.||Session|
|_ok||Set by Olark Live Chat software, which provides functionality for websites to engage in instant messaging communication with visitors. Contains a site identifier, used for security purposes.||Session|
|XSRF-TOKEN||Used to prevent cross-site forgery (CSRF) attacks on our site. The token verifies that each authenticated user is making the requests.||Session|
|guidelines_session||Identifies a unique visitor between visits.||Session|
|wcsid||Set by Olark Live Chat software. A session identifier used to keep track of a single chat session.||Session|
|_gat||Used to throttle request rate on the Google Analytics platform.||1 minute|
|_gid||Used to distinguish users on the Google Analytics platform.||1 day|
|__cfduid||Used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. Used by our security layer.||1 year|
|_olfsk||Set by Olark Live Chat software. Maintains message history across pages.||2 years|
|_ga||Used to distinguish users on the Google Analytics platform.||2 years|
|_hblid||Set by Olark Live Chat software. Identifies a unique visitor between visits.||2 years|
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. If you decline cookies, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.