What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you.
Which Cookies do we use?
We use ‘strictly necessary’ cookies
Strictly necessary cookies are essential to navigate around a website and use its features. Without them, you wouldn’t be able to use basic services which are offered by our webpage. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet.
Examples of how we use ‘strictly necessary’ cookies include:
- They protect you from Cross-Site Request Forgery.
- They save your choice regarding cookies.
We use ‘Google Analytics’ cookies
Google Analytics cookies help us to measure how you interact with website content by helping to distinguish unique users and throttle the request rate.
More detailed Cookie information:
Choice cookie – this cookie saves your choice regarding cookies on PayAlly webpage. All of our visitors will get a “payally_session” cookie set on your browser. This cookie is installed automatically and is necessary for the performance of website and as such cannot be declined.
Cross-Site Request Forgery Protection cookie – this cookie protects your computer from forgery. With XSRF protection, all of our visitors will get a “XSRF-TOKEN” cookie set on your browser, and all POST requests must be accompanied by a POST parameter with a matching name and value. If they aren’t, website will reject the request. This cookie is installed automatically and is necessary for the performance of website and as such cannot be declined.
gtag.js and analytics.js – cookie usage
- Distinguish unique users
- Throttle the request rate
gtag.js and analytics.js set the following cookies:
|Cookie name ||Expiration time ||Description |
|_ga ||2 years ||Used to distinguish users. |
|_gid ||24 hours ||Used to distinguish users. |
|_gat ||1 minute ||Used to throttle request rate. |
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