What are Cookies
Shimmin Communications tries to give visitors to our website the best experience possible. One of the ways we achieve this is by storing small amounts of information about your visit in data files onto your computer called cookies. Cookies don’t identify you personally, but help the site remember details about your visit enabling us to provide better services for you. They cannot carry viruses or install malware on your machine.
You can control and delete these files as you wish. If you chose to delete cookies please be aware that some parts of the website may not work properly. You can find out more about cookies and how to remove them at: http://aboutcookies.org
Measuring Website Usage (via Google Analytics)
We measure how people visit the site to improve the experience for our visitors as part of an ongoing process. We use Google Analytics to do this, and Analytics keeps track of what pages you visit, how long you stay on each section of the site and what links you click on. Google Analytics does not store any personal details about you and we do not allow Google to share or use any analytics data gathered.
Google Analytics sets these cookies in order to measure this.
_utma a random number Minimally Intrusive. Used for Google web metrics, expires after 2 years
_utmb a random number Minimally Intrusive. Used for Google web metrics, expires after s 30 minutes
_utmc a random number Minimally Intrusive. Used for Google web metrics, expires when you close your browser
_utmx a random number Minimally Intrusive. Used for Google web metrics, expires after 2 years
WordPress the (software used to create this website) uses cookie to track logged in users and their settings for an improved user experience. None of these cookies container any personal identifiable information.
wordpress_logged_in, your user name plus a random number. Used for login check, expires when you close your browser.
wordpress_test_cookie, text. Used to check if cookies are enabled on your machine, expires when you close your browser
wp-settings-1 wordpress settings. Used to remember your login settings for future visits, expires after 1 year.
wp-settings-time-1 settings. Used to remember your login settings for future visits, expires after 1 year.