GENERAL INFORMATION ON COOKIES
The majority of websites you visit will use some form of cookies in order to track you and improve your user experience. This might be for the duration of your visit (by using what’s called a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (by using a ‘persistent cookie’). Cookies are little bits of code that are placed on your computer. If you want to know more about cookies, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.
WHAT COOKIES DOES THIS SITE USE?
The information below describes the cookies we use on the Grist website and what we use them for. Currently, we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If that is not the case, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete our cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)
We use session cookies to remember you as you navigate around our website. These we deem strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then the website may not function correctly. An example of one of our session cookie names is CMSSESSID5de35546.
More information on session cookies and what they are used for can be found here:http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html
We use Google Analytics to understand how the site is being used (eg. What pages visitors go to most often) in order to improve the user experience. User data is aggregated and completely anonymous. An example of this cookie name are __utma, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz
Read Google’s position on privacy as regards its Google Analytics service here: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html