Cookies on the Airmic website

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A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer when you access a website. Cookies collect data which then allows a website to perform certain actions from recognising your computer through to tracking your preferences.

Airmic uses two types of cookies on this Website. 'Session' cookies which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site and 'Persistent' cookies which are stored and remain on your hard disk after you have left the Airmic website.

Some of the cookies we use are essential for the site to work. We also use some non-essential cookies to collect information for making reports and to help us improve the site for our users. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form. Some third-party cookies are set by services that appear on our pages. They're not under our control and are set by Twitter and similar companies and relate to the ability of users to share content on this site.

The table below explains the exact cookies we use and why.

Category Cookie name Type Length Provider Description
Website functionality _cfduid Session

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic

has_js Session

Registers whether or not the user has activated JavaScript in the browser

Preferences lang Session

Remembers the user's selected language version of a website

Analytics _ga Persistent 2 years
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
_gat Session  
_gid Session  
collect Session  
_unam Persistent 9 months
ShareThis _stid Persistent 1 year These cookies are placed on the Airmic website by third parties and are used to allow users to login to their social networking sites to share a chosen Airmic page. The cookie remains after your browser is closed. Click here for more information on ShareThis cookies.
ScoreCard Research Beacon UID Persistent 2 years These cookies are used for anonymous usage statistics on the MDU website. For more information about these cookies you can visit:
YouTube VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Persistent 8 months Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos
  YSC Session   Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen

You can delete cookies from your hard disk at any time and you can accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. For more information about managing cookies on your computer you can visit

What happens if I say 'no' to allowing cookies?

The website will still be available but we won't be able to count your site usage in the statistics that we gather about use of the site which helps us to improve our services.