Cookies | Aquaterra Energy

Cookies

We use various technology to collect and store information about you when you use our website, including the use of cookies to identify your browser or device. In particular, we use Google Analytics, which is a product that helps us analyse the traffic to our website.

A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto ‘terminal equipment’ (eg a computer or smartphone). It allows us to recognise the device you are using and store some information about your preferences or past actions. There are cookies we use that are strictly necessary and essential for the use of our website, without these you will not be able to complete online quotes or purchases. We also use cookies for legitimate business interests to improve the website experience and to analyse the number of visitors to the website.

Managing cookies in your browser

Some people will prefer not to allow cookies, which is why most browsers will give you the ability to manage your cookie settings.

With the setting function on your browser, there will be an option to Clear Browsing Data. Doing this will give you the option to delete cookies and other site and plug-in data, giving you control over your privacy.

The cookies used on our site are:

Cookie Name Description
lang Stores the locale of visitor
wordpress_logged_in_$ Stores whether the user is logged in. $ is unique ID reference
wordpress_sec_$ A cookie stored with user to denote they have passed default WordPress security checks. $ is unique ID reference
wordpress_test_cookie Tests whether the browser has cookies enabled
wp-settings-3 Stores user’s admin preferences, for example colour scheme and date format
wp-settings-time-3 Stores user’s local time
wpe-auth Cookie for WP Engine to denote if the admin user has access to the WP Engine options accessible through the WP backend
_ga and _gid Used to distinguish Unique Users
_gat Used to throttle request rate
AMP_TOKEN Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
_gac_<property-id> Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Learn more.
__utma Used to distinguish users and sessions. 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.
__utmt Used to throttle request rate.
__utmb Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmz Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmv Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmx Used to determine a user's inclusion in an experiment.
__utmxx Used to determine the expiry of experiments a user has been included in.
_gaexp Used to determine a user's inclusion in an experiment and the expiry of experiments a user has been included in.