Cookie policy

About this cookie policy

We use cookies to help improve your experience of using Disability Horizons. This cookies policy will help you to understand:

  • what cookies are
  • what types of cookies we use
  • the information we collect using cookies and how we use them
  • how you can control your cookie preferences.

You can, at any time, change or withdraw your consent for the use of certain cookies on our website.

Your consent applies to the following domains: disabilityhorizons.com.

For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, as well as how to get in touch with us, see our privacy notice.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files of information that are placed on your computer, mobile device or any other device you use when you visit a website.

These are stored on your browser (for example Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge) and hard drive and contain details (such as your IP address and broad location) that identify you as a user, and your browsing history on that website.

You can learn more about cookies here: What Are Cookies?.

How we use cookies

As with most online services, our website uses first and third-party cookies for a number of purposes.

Cookies help us make the website function properly and make it more secure. They also help the website to recognise you and remember certain details, such as the accessibility features you use, so that you don’t have to enter them each time you visit the site.

Cookies are also used:

  • to help us understand how you use a website and improve it as a result
  • show you more relevant information, adverts or related products and services
  • create a more seamless journey across different platforms, such as from our website to Facebook.

What types of cookies we use

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.

Necessary

Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensure the basic functionalities and security features of the website work. These cookies do not store any personal information.

Functional

Functional cookies help the website to perform certain functionalities, such as loading the website faster or remembering a user’s preferences so that they don’t need to input them each time.

Non-necessary

These cookies are not necessary for the website’s basic functions, but they help to make your experience better. They do this by collecting user data via analytics, social media usage, embedded content (such as videos and podcasts) and ads, which enables the website and other third-party sites to show you more relevant information.

Performance and Analytics

Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with a website. These cookies help provide information on the number of visitors, where people come to the site from, what they’re most interested in etc. This helps a website to continually improve for the people that visit it.

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Advertisement cookies are used by us or third-parties to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. These cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide advertising that is more likely to be of interest to you.

CookieDescription
Necessary
ppwp_wp_sessionTo maintain your online session via ProfilePress
cookielawinfo-checkbox-otherSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to store the user consent for cookies in the category "Other".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisementSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Advertisement" category .
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessarySet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Non-necessary" category .
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticsSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Analytics" category .
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functionalThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessarySet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Necessary" category .
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessaryThis cookie is set by the GDPR cookie consent tool to record the user's consent for the cookies in the category "non-necessary".
viewed_cookie_policyThis cookie is set by the GDPR cookie consent tool and is used to store whether or not a user has consented to the use of various cookies. It does not store any personal data.
Functional
_lscache_varyCookie used by Litespeed to provide the prevention of cached pages.
_mailmunch_visitor_idMailmunch sets this cookie to create a unique visitor ID for the Mailmunch mailing list software.
mailmunch_second_pageviewMailmunch sets this cookie to manage subscription service to mailing lists.
Performance and Analytics
gauges_uniqueThis cookie is set by Gauges. This cookies used for various purposes like proper functioning of the service, marketing and statistical analysis needed for the website. It helps to improve the website by collecting information of the visitors behaviour.
_gauges_unique_yearThis cookie is set by Gauges. This cookies used for various purposes like proper functioning of the service, marketing and statistical analysis needed for the website.
_gauges_unique_monthThis cookie are set by Gauges, this is Performance type cookies. They collect information about how visitors use the website and improves the website with this information.This cookie is used for various purposes like proper functioning of the service, marketing and statistical analysis needed for the website.
_gauges_unique_dayThese cookie is set by Gauges for various purposes including ensuring proper functioning our Services, marketing and other statistical analyses needed by the website.
_gauges_unique_hourThis cookie is set by Gauges. This cookie is used for various purposes like proper functioning of the service, marketing and statistical analysis needed for the website.
_gauges_cookieThis cookie is set by Gauges. This cookie helps in improving the webisite by tracking the user behaviour on using the website.
_gat_gtag_UA_67185605_1Set by Google to distinguish users.
_gidInstalled by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.
_gaThe _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
_ga_MC70EKT0C9This cookie is installed by Google Analytics.
_gcl_auProvided by Google Tag Manager to experiment advertisement efficiency of websites using their services.
_gauges_unique_yearThis cookie is set by the online analytics tool Gauges. It helps us improve the website by tracking a user's behaviour when browsing the site.
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site''s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gidThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics and is used to store information on how visitors use a website to help a website improve what it offers. The data collected, including the number of visitors, where they have come from, and the pages visited are logged in an anonymous form.
_gauges_cookieThis cookie is set by the online analytics tool Gauges. It helps us improve the website by tracking a user's behaviour when browsing the site.
_gat_gtag_UA_67185605_1This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics (the predecessor to Google Analytics) to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.
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_ab_csidUsed by Brand Advance to display adverts
uuid2The uuid2 cookie is set by AppNexus and records information that helps in differentiating between devices and browsers. This information is used to pick out ads delivered by the platform and assess the ad performance and its attribute payment.

How you can control your cookie preferences

You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “cookie settings” button and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the popup according to your preferences.

Should you decide to change your preferences later on through your browsing session, you can click on the “manage cookies” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. Here’s how to do this for each browser:

To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, wikipedia.org, www.aboutcookies.org.uk/managing-cookies.

If you do not accept our cookies, you may experience some inconvenience when using Disability Horizons and some features may not function properly.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about this cookie policy, you can get in touch by email: editor@disabilityhorizons.com.

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