Cookies policy

How we use cookies on this website

What are cookies

Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.

Your web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome) then sends these cookies back to the website on each subsequent visit so that they can recognise you and remember things like personalised details or user preferences.

Why we use cookies

Some cookies are essential to make the site work. Examples of this are the cookies we need to make the donation and events registration forms work properly, to help improve the performance of our website platforms, to help us learn what works best so that we provide you with the best experience.

We also use third party functionality cookies that allow you to share content from our site on different social networks, and third party behavioural advertising cookies to help make our advertising to you as relevant and useful as possible. 

Scope will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

How do you stop cookies being used

It is possible to stop some or all cookies working on your browser. Here are some guides on how to manage your cookies:

Internet Explorer cookie management

Firefox cookie management

Google Chrome cookie management

Opera cookie management

Safari cookie management

Safari iOS cookie management

Android cookie management

Blackberry cookie management

Windows Phone cookie management

You may visit the All About Cookies website where you will find all the information you need to manage your web privacy. Please note that disabling certain cookies may restrict your ability to use Scope's website.

Cookies that Scope use

Name Type Purpose Persistence
Google Tag Manager _dc_gtm_UA-10500881-1 This is a first class cookie set for the Scope domain of this website. It features the Scope Google Analytics ID, injected via Google Tag Manager Session
Google Analytics _ga This cookie is used by google analytics to distinguish visitors to Scope's websites 2 years
Google Analytics _gat_UA-10500881-1 This cookie does not store any customer information, it is used to limit the number of requests made to Google Analytics uses to provide advertising features such as remarketing and demographics for customers of Session
Google Analytics _gid This cookie is used to distinguish anonymous users 1 day
Google Ads Cookie _ar_v4 Used by Google's DoubleClick advertising services DoubleClick. It helps with tracking conversion rates for ads. The main purpose of this cookie is: Targeting/Advertising 5 years 9 months
Google Analytics __utma Used to distinguish users and sessions. This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics 2 years
Google Analytics __utmb This cookie determines new sessions and visits activity including start and end time of each website visit. The cookie expires at the end of 30 minutes inactivity, it is refreshed if a usere visits another page on the website 30 minutes
Google Analytics __utmc The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Any activity by a user within the 30 minute life span will count as a single visit, once a user closes thier browser session, the visit is counted as a session End of browser session
Google Analytics __utmt This is used to throttle the request rate and limits the collection of data on high traffic sites 10 minutes
Google Analytics __utmz This identifies and stores the traffic source or campaign to the website 6 months
Hotjar _hjIncludedInSample Hotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels 1 year
Kentico CMS Session ASP.NET_SessionId Keeps the user session ID for security reasons. When a user navigates to our website site, the web server establishes a unique session for that user, that lasts for the duration of the user's visit. It is deleted when a user closes their browser. 1 year
Kentico CMS Language Preference CMSPreferredCulture Stores the visitor's preferred content culture (for example language settings). 9 months
Kentico CurrentContact Stores the GUID of the contact related to the current site visitor. Used to track activities on the website 50 years
Kentico CMS Analytics VisitorStatus Indicates if the visitor is new or returning. Used for tracking the visitors statistic in Web analytics 20 years
Microsoft Bing Ads Universal Event Tracking (UET) _uetsid This is a cookie utilised by Microsoft Bing Ads and is a tracking cookie. It allows engagement with a user that has previously visited our website and is used for Targeted / Advertising on Bing. 1 day
Cloudflair cfduid Used on the Scope Community website. This cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. For example, if the visitor is in a location where there are infected machines, the specific visitor's machine is trusted. The cookie allows us to identify that client and not challenge them again. It does not correspond to any user ID in your web application, and does not store any personally identifiable information. This cookie is strictly necessary for Cloudflare's security features and cannot be turned off
Getsitecontrol _gs Used to identify a users browser, operating system, IP address and the page on the website they are viewing Session
Getsitecontrol _gu This is used to track marketing campaign information 1 year
Getsitecontrol _gw Records widgets that have previously been displayed to a user 1 year
CookieBar cookie-bar This is used on the Mindful Monsters website. The cookie modal (pop-up) is displayed if website has some cookies or localStorage data set. Once the user clicks 'Allow Cookies', cookieBAR will set a cookie for that domain with a name 'cookiebar' that will expire in 30 days. This means that the plugin will only show up once per domain (per month).

If a user decides to click "Disallow Cookies", cookieBAR will remove all the cookies and localStorage data (but it will show up again the first time a cookie is detected).
30 days
Facebook pixel   We use this cookie to measure the effectiveness of our advertising and understand the actions people take on our website. This cookie is also used to ensure our ads are shown to the right people and to present relevant Scope advertising to users on Facebook. 180 days