Cookie Policy

Last updated: 03, 03, 2019

Police Now (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on the https://policenowdetectives.org.uk website (the “Service”). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

How Police Now uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To enable certain functions of the Service
  • To provide analytics

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

  • Essential cookies. We may use cookies to remember information that changes the way the Service behaves or looks, such as a user’s language preference on the Service.
  • Analytics cookies. We may use analytics cookies to track information how the Service is used so that we can make improvements. We may also use analytics cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality of the Service to see how our users react to them.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
__cfduidthird party5 yearsCloudflare.com - The __cfduid cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.
_fbpthird party3 monthsfacebook.com - Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
_gathird party2 yearsGoogle.com - Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gat_third party10 minsGoogle.com - This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.
_gidthird party1 dayGoogle.com - Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
GPSthird party1 dayYouTube.com - Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.
JSESSIONIDsessionsessionpolicenowdetectives.org.uk - General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.
PREFthird party8 monthsYouTube.com - Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEthird party179 daysYouTube.com - Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
wordpress_test_cookiesessionsessionpolicenowdetectives.org.uk - Used on sites built with Wordpress. Tests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled
YSCthird partySessionYouTube.com - Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

How to clear your cookies – https://www.wikihow.com/Clear-Your-Browser%27s-Cookies