This is the Cookie Policy for upfoss, accessible from https://upfoss.com

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We use following cookies:

Cookie NameCategoryCookie DomainPurposeDefault DurationType
__cf_bmNecessaryhttps://www.cloudflare.comThe __cf_bm cookie is a cookie necessary to support Cloudflare Bot Management. As per Cloudflare, this cookie helps manage incoming traffic that matches the criteria associated with bots.1 yearsHTTP
__cfduidNecessaryhttps://www.cloudflare.comCookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.1 yearsHTTP
_gaAnalyticshttps://policies.google.comRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years.2 yearsHTTP
_gidAnalyticshttps://policies.google.comRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.1 dayHTTP
_gatAnalyticshttps://policies.google.comThis cookie is used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.1 dayHTTP
collectAnalyticshttps://policies.google.comThis cookie is used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.PersistentPixel Tracker
_dc_gtm_UA-#Necessaryhttps://policies.google.comThis cookie is used by Google Tag Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag. This cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page. Where it is used it may be regarded as Strictly Necessary as without it, other scripts may not function correctly. The end of the name is a unique number which is also an identifier for an associated Google Analytics account.1 dayHTTP
__utmaAnalyticshttps://policies.google.comThis cookie is used to distinguish users and sessions. This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This cookie lasts for 2 years by default and distinguishes between users and sessions. It used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.2 yearsHTTP
__utmcAnalyticshttps://policies.google.comThis is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. It is not used in most sites but is set to enable interoperability with the older version of Google Analytics code known as Urchin. In this older versions this was used in combination with the __utmb cookie to identify new sessions/visits for returning visitors. When used by Google Analytics this is always a Session cookie that is destroyed when the user closes their browser. Where it is seen as a Persistent cookie it is therefore likely to be a different technology setting the cookie.SessionHTTP
__utmzAnalyticshttps://policies.google.comThis is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour measure of site performance. This cookie identifies the source of traffic to the site - so Google Analytics can tell site owners where visitors came from when arriving on the site. The cookie has a life span of 6 months and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.6 monthsHTTP
gadwp_wg_default_dimensionAnalyticshttps://policies.google.comThis cookie uses some of the data that is collected by Google Analytics cookies and is used by system administrators.1 weekHTTP
gadwp_wg_default_metricAnalyticshttps://policies.google.comThis cookie uses some of the data that is collected by Google Analytics cookies and is used by system administrators.1 weekHTTP
wp-settings-1Necessaryhttps://upfoss.comThis cookie is used by WordPress to customize the view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.1 yearHTTP
wp-settings-time-1Necessaryhttps://upfoss.comThis cookie is used by WordPress to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.1 yearHTTP
wordpress_logged_in_#Necessaryhttps://upfoss.comThe cookie indicates when the user has logged on WordPress.14 daysHTTP
wordpress_test_cookieNecessaryhttps://upfoss.comThis cookie is used on sites built with Wordpress. Tests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled. WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.SessionHTTP
wpl_user_preferenceNecessaryhttps://upfoss.comThis cookie stores information about your cookie consent state through WP GDPR Cookie Consent Preferences. It is used to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies, and what settings you have chosen. You can delete these cookies at any time by clearing your cache.1 yearHTTP
wpl_viewed_cookieNecessaryhttps://upfoss.comThis cookie stores information about your cookie consent state through WP GDPR Cookie Consent Preferences. It is used to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies, and what settings you have chosen. You can delete these cookies at any time by clearing your cache.1 yearHTTP
wps_cookie_#Necessaryhttps://upfoss.compending1 yearHTTP

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it, and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

  • Account related cookies-If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterward to remember your site preferences when logged out.
  • Login related cookies-We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
  • Email newsletters related cookies-This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
  • Orders processing related cookies-This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
  • Surveys related cookies-From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.
  • Forms related cookies-When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
  • Site preferences cookies-In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
  • Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
  • As we sell products it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.
  • The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.
  • We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioural advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.
  • Several partners advertise on our behalf and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow us to see if our customers have come to the site through one of our partner sites so that we can credit them appropriately and where applicable allow our affiliate partners to provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase.
  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work, social media sites will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully, that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us here.