What are Cookies?

www.grey-space.com puts small text files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site. Cookies are used to measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs. Cookies aren’t used to identify you personally.

How cookies are used on WWW.GREY-SPACE.COM

We use Squarespace and Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use Our website. We do this to understand the areas of our website which people are visiting and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on www.grey-space.com

  • how long you spend on each www.grey-space.com page

  • how you got to the site

  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We don’t collect or store your personal information so this information can’t be used to identify who you are. Google do not use or share our analytics data in any way.

Squarespace and Google Analytics set the following cookies:

Universal Analytics

Name Purpose Expires
_ga This helps us count how many people visit www.grey-space.com by tracking if you’ve visited before 2 years
_gat Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made 10 minutes
_gid Used to track conversions of visitors to contacts (only used when submitting a contact form). 24 hours

Google Analytics

Name Purpose Expires
_utma Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to www.grey-space.com or to a certain page 2 years
_utmb This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on www.grey-space.com 30 minutes
_utmc This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser When you close your browser
_utmz This tells us how you reached www.grey-space.com (eg from another website or a search engine) 6 months

Squarespace Analytics

Name Purpose Expires
crumb Prevents cross-site request forgery (CSRF). CSRF is an attack vector that tricks a browser into taking unwanted action in an application when someone’s logged in. When you close your browser
ss_cid Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor's sessions on a site. 2 years
ss_cvr Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor's sessions on a site. 2 years
ss_cvisit Identifies unique visitors and tracks and visitor's sessions on a site. 30 minutes
ss_cvt Identifies unique visitors and tracks and visitor's sessions on a site. 30 minutes
ss_cpvisit Identifies unique visitors and tracks and visitor's sessions on a site. 2 years
ss_cookieAllowed Remembers if a visitor agreed to placing Analytics cookies on their browser if a site is restricting the placement of cookies. 30 days