Last updated 2 November 2020
What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.
Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, the Review of Finance) are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. The Review of Finance does not use third party cookies.
We use first party cookies for several reasons. The specific types of cookies served through our website, and the purposes they perform are described below (please note that the specific cookies served may vary depending on the specific pages of the website that you visit).
Pvc_visits, as you browse around the pages on this site, this cookie tells the website that you are the same person requesting the webpages, and not a new visitor to each page. This is used to ensure accurate view counts on each page. This cookie does not identify you personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you.
wordpress_logged_in_xxx, this technical cookie has session duration. WordPress uses this cookie to indicate when you’re logged in. This functionality is only used by the Review of Finance team.
wordpress_test_cookie, this technical cookie has session duration. 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. This functionality is only used by the Review of Finance team.
wp-settings-1, wp-settings-time-1, these technical cookies have duration of 1 year. WordPress uses this cookie to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
How can I control cookies?
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie rights by setting your preferences in the Cookie Consent Manager. The Cookie Consent Manager allows you to select which categories of cookies you accept or reject. Essential cookies cannot be rejected as they are strictly necessary to provide you with services.
Where can I get further information?