What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on your computer or mobile device that contains data related to a website you visit. It may allow a website to “remember” your preferences or actions over a period of time, or it may contain data related to the function or delivery of the site. A website owner can set specific cookies on their website or it may be a Third Party cookie which collects data regarding website analytics such as Google Analytics.
Further information on cookies can be found at; http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm
What are the types of cookies that we have on our website?
This site uses 2 different types of cookies:
Third Party Cookies – such as Google Analytics
Session Cookies are temporary cookies that are not persistently stored on your computer or mobile device. They are used to deliver basic functions of a website while you are actively using it – for instance during a registration process. Session cookies are generally erased when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies are those placed on your computer or mobile device for a pre-determined length of time when you visit this site. This allows the site to deliver functions between browser sessions and subsequent visits. This site only places cookies that are specific to this site.
Cookies used on http://gallagherplanning.co.uk
Cookies used by security plugins on our website;
– “Live Traffic” cookie: determine if someone is a human or bot, identify repeat visitors and display this in the Live Traffic feed.
– Country Blocking: you can choose to use a cookie to bypass Country Blocking.
– Session cookie: remember if someone is a logged in user (confirming which user role they have) to prevent them from getting blocked by accident while working in WordPress admin.
Brute Force Login Attack Prevention
- Instantly block Brute Force Login Attacks via our special Cookie-Based Brute Force Login Prevention feature. This firewall functionality will block all login attempts from people and bots.