Cookie Statement

Jacmus uses cookies. Cookies improve the user experience. They also help with site promotion allowing us to see what we are doing right and wrong.  If you don’t want to use our cookies, that’s okay. However, if you subtract our cookies, your website experience might be affected.

Here’s an important lesson on the subtraction of cookies:

Don’t you just love Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster? Of course, the type of cookies we use at Jacmus are not made of sugar or chocolate chips.


What are cookies?

Cookies are a small text file that save to your computer when you browse and interact with our website. The text file contains information such as preferences which identifies you as a website user. Sometimes, the cookie contains personal information, but only personal information that you have provided to us.

Cookies can be session based or persistent. Persistent cookies save to your computer when you interact with a website or app. Session based cookies only last as long as you’re browsing the website.

There are two main types of cookies.

  1. First party cookies: issued by this website. They are used to enhance your experience. An example would be an analytic cookie to understand how a user interacts with Jacmus.
  2. Third party cookies: cookies set by other interested parties, such as marketing companies. These cookies might be read when you visit other websites to deliver personalized advertising. You know, that advertising that follows you around.


Cookies served at Jacmus

This list may change from time to time depending on the apps, plugins and services installed at Jacmus. You may also be interested in reading our Privacy Policy.

_nidGooglegoogle.com10 yearsPreference cookie containing user information such as preferred language
_gaGoogle Analyticsjacmus.com2 YearsAnalytics: used to distinguish users.
_gatGoogle Analyticsjacmus.com1 MinuteAnalytics: used to distinguish users.
_gidGoogle Analyticsjacmus.com24 hoursAnalytics: used to throttle request.
eucookielawJetpackjacmus.com30 daysChecks if you’ve accepted our cookie agreement.
tk_lrWordPressjacmus.com2 yearsAnalytics: Collects user activity internal metrics.
tk_orWordPressjacmus.com5 yearsAnalytics: Collects user activity internal metrics.
tk_r3dWordPressjacmus.com2 daysAnalytics: Collects user activity internal metrics.
tfw_expTwittertwitter.com2 WeeksSet by Twitter for performance capabilities.
tk_aiWordPressjacmus.com5 yearsAnalytics: Randomly generates an anonymous ID.
tk_qsWordPressjacmus.com24 hoursAnalytics: Collects user activity internal metrics.
comment_authorWordPressjacmus.com347 daysCommentator cookie so you won’t need to re-enter all your information.
comment_author_emailWordPressjacmus.com347 days Commentator cookie so you won’t need to re-enter all your information.
comment_author_urlWordPressjacmus.com347 daysCommentator cookie so you won’t need to re-enter all your information.
jetpack_comments_subscribeJetpackjacmus.com347 daysRecords what you specify in the post and comment subscription checkboxes.
jetpack_blog_subscribeJetpackjacmus.com348 daysRecords what you specify in the post and comment subscription checkboxes.
woocommerce_cart_hashWoocommercejacmus.comSessionWoocommerce Cart cookie. Doesn’t store personal information.
langTwittercdn.syndication.twimg.comSessionExists on pages where twitter widget or twitter button exists.
01AIAkamiaabmr.net1 YearFunctionality cookie to enable streaming data like video streaming

How to say no to cookies on your computer

Saying no to cookies depends on your browser and the type of computer or gadget you’re using to connect to the internet. The links below will open a new tab or browser page and take you to that provider’s instructions for turning cookies off.

If you do decide to turn cookies off, your experience of this website may be affected.

If I have not listed your preferred browser above, you may find it and more information on cookies at About Cookies.


Pixels, web beacons and other tech

A pixel is a small amount of code on a web page or in an email notification. This website may also use pixels to learn whether you’ve interacted with my website. Web beacons are similar. They’re an empty image file that tracks how you browse through a website.


For more information

First Published: May 28, 2018.