Cookie policy

We use cookies to provide our website and enhance your experience as a user. This Cookie Policy sets out some further detail on how and why we use cookies. This Cookie Policy forms part of and is incorporated into our Website Terms and conditions which can be found here.


The company which operates elms.acer.org is ACER International United Kingdom Ltd (Co.No. 5572704)

By using this Site, you agree that we can store and access cookies on your device, in accordance with this Cookie Policy.

1. What is a cookie?

Cookies are small alpha-numerical files which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow us to recognise your device.

The information collected by cookies does not personally identify you. It includes general information about your computer or device settings, your connection to the internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing and your location.

2. How we use cookies

We use cookies for a variety of purposes, such as collecting statistical information about the usage of our website and enabling you to navigate between pages efficiently.

The Cookie Table set out below contains a full list of the cookies used on our website.

3. How long do the cookies stay on your device?

Some cookies, known as “session cookies”, will stay on your device only for as long as you are accessing our website. Others, known as “persistent cookies”, are stored on your device for longer periods. Please see our Cookie Table for details on how long our cookies stay on your device for.

4. How to change your preferences so that cookies are not set on your device

Most devices allow you to block cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies, such as those allowing you to log-in) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

For further information about how to do so, please refer to your browser ‘help’ section or see www.allaboutcookies.org.

5. Changes to this Cookie Policy

We will inform you of any changes to this Cookie Policy by posting them on this page. By continuing to use our website after any such changes have been made you are accepting the new Cookie Policy, so please ensure you regularly check this page.

 

This version of our Cookie Policy was updated on 20/10/2017.

Cookie Table

This table provides further detail on the cookies we use and explains why we use them. We may add or change the cookies we use from time to time, in which case we will update this table and inform you of any changes by posting them on this page.

Type of Cookie

Name

Purpose

Expires

Strictly necessary

PHPSESSID

Used to track session state.

Session

Strictly necessary AWSELB Amazon Web Services session management. Session
Strictly necessary exp_tracker,  exp_stashid Content management system session management. Session
Strictly necessary exp_csrf_token Content management system form security 3 hours
Strictly necessary exp_last_activity, exp_last_visit,   1 year

Analytical/performance

_ga

Google Analytics. Used to distinguish users.

2 years

Analytical/performance

_gid

Google Analytics. Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

Analytical/performance

_gat

Google Analytics. Used to throttle request rate.

1 minute

Analytical/performance

_ela

Google Analytics. Enhanced link attribution plugin. Allows tracking of which link was clicked when multiple links to the same location are present on the page.

24 hours

Analytical/performance

_gac_*

Google Analytics. Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached the site. 

90 days

Targeting/Advertising khaos, put_3644, rpb, rpx, c Rubicon project. See http://rubiconproject.com/rubicon-project-yield-optimization-privacy-policy/ for more information and http://rubiconproject.com/privacy/consumer-online-profile-and-opt-out/ for options on opting out of Rubicon services. 1 month
Targeting/Advertising fr Facebook. Encrypted Facebook ID and Browser ID. 3 months
Targeting/Advertising i OpenX. Helps us present online content that is more likely to match your interests. 1 year
Targeting/Advertising IDE Doubleclick. Helps us present online content that is more likely to match your interests. 2 years
Targeting/Advertising c, tuuid_last_update, tuuid Bidswitch. Helps us present online content that is more likely to match your interests. 12 months
Targeting/Advertising rlas3, rtn1-z, ck1 Live Ramp. Helps us present online content that is more likely to match your interests. 6 months
Targeting/Advertising CMPRO, CMST, CMSC, CMRUM3, CMID, CMDD, CMPS Casale Media. Helps us present online content that is more likely to match your interests. 3 months
Targeting/Advertising sess, uuid2, anj

Adnxs (AppNexus). Helps us present online content that is more likely to match your interests.

2 days, 3 months