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Darwin Correspondence Project

Privacy policy

Cookies and this website

What are cookies?

"Cookies" are small text files that are placed on your computer or phone by your web browser at the request of the websites that you visit. Cookies are used to make websites work more efficiently or more conveniently, as well as provide information to the site's operators.

What cookies does this site set?

This site sets the following cookies:

  • Temporary cookies: occasionally, a temporary cookie is used to help the programming code of this website maintain settings/information for users as they move from page to page during a "session" of web browsing. The cookie is removed less than half an hour after the session finishes. The cookie only stores technical information, no private information is sought or retained.
  • Google Analytics: cookies named "utma","utmb","utmc" and "utmz" are used by Google Analytics. Google Analytics is software provided by Google to website operators to help them measure the visitor traffic to the site. The information they track is anonymous and is not used to identify individuals. You can find out more about Google's usage of information here
  • Other cookies: occasionally, specific functionality may set a cookie to retain your settings between visits to this site. These will only be used to remember a choice you have made, for example a menu choice or last point in an interactive application.

How do I remove cookies?

If you do not wish to have cookies on your computer or phone you can choose to remove them, and/or to block them altogether. You can read more about cookies and how to manage them here

 

Server logs and security

We also collect the request made by your browser to the server hosting the website which includes the IP address, the date and time of connection and the page you ask for. We use this information to ensure the security of our websites and we delete it after a maximum of 3 months. We may use and disclose it as necessary in the event of a security concern or incident.

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