Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a string of information that a web site saves on a visitor’s computer and then the visitor’s browser provides to the web site operator each time the visitor returns to the information collecting web site. When plantheritage.org.uk collects cookies or makes use of a browser's local storage capabilities, they help plantheritage.org.uk identify visitors, their usage of the site, and their Web site access preferences. plantheritage.org.uk may also use information derived from cookies or local storage to direct the visitor to information similar to what they visited and thereby market plantheritage.org.uk products and services by personalizing the experience on the visitor’s web page on plantheritage.org.uk’s site. Visitors will be offered the opportunity to control cookie placement. Visitors who do not wish to have any cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using plantheritage.org.uk’s web site, with the drawback that certain features of the web site may not function properly without the aid of cookies. Visitors that want to limit third party advertising cookies can enable their browser’s “Do Not Track” functionality.

It must be noted, pages on plantheritage.org.uk’s web site will occasionally embed content from third party sites, such as YouTube for videos. plantheritage.org.uk’s web site also allows for content to be shared through social networks but only at your request. Embedding and sharing content may result in as cookies being set by those third-party sites. plantheritage.org.uk does not control the dissemination of those cookies. Please visit these third-party sites if you wish to learn more about their use of cookies and similar tools.

Please note that the web site is constantly being updated and this list will change over time. If you have any additional questions about the use of a particular cookie, please do not hesitate to email info@plantheritage.org.uk.

The Cookies We Set

Cookies on our website are used for:

Category: Neccessary (5)

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Cookie Name

Provider

Type

Expiry

Description

__cfduid

addtoany.com

HTTP

1 year

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.
Data is sent to United States

__RequestVerificationToken

plantheritage.org.uk.com

HTTP

Session

Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.
Data is sent to United Kingdom

ARRAffinity

plantheritage.org.uk.com

HTTP

Session

Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.
Data is sent to United Kingdom

ASP.NET_SessionId

plantheritage.org.uk.com

HTTP

Session

Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests.
Data is sent to United Kingdom

acceptedCookies

plantheritage.org.uk.com

HTTP

1 year

Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain
Data is sent to United Kingdom

Category: Preferences (0)

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Category: Statistics (3)

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Cookie Name

Provider

Type

Expiry

Description

uvc

addtoany.com

HTTP

1 day

Updates the counter for the website's social sharing features.
Data is sent to United States

_ga

plantheritage.org.uk.com

HTTP

2 years

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Data is sent to United States

_gid

plantheritage.org.uk.com

HTTP

1 day

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Data is sent to United States

Category: Marketing (0)

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

 

Plant Heritage Cookie Policy

The Plant Heritage website uses Cookies, including Google Analytics which enables Google to gather data on our visitors, in order for us to better understand interaction with our website and make improvements. A "cookie" is a piece of information, like a tag, which some websites create on your PC. Our cookies allocate each user of this website with a random number. This procedure does not entail the collection of any personal information. Our cookies will not be used to analyse your visits to other websites or track any internet searches you may undertake whilst on this website. 

What if I don't want to accept cookies?

Your browser lets you choose whether to accept, not to accept or to be warned before accepting cookies. These settings can be found in the advanced preferences.

Conserving the diversity of garden plants

eg: plant genus, common name, county, collection holder name.