What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device. What are cookies used for?
Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
What types of cookies do we use?
There are generally four categories of cookies: “Strictly Necessary,” “Performance,” “Functionality,” and “Targeting.” wikiHow routinely uses all four categories of cookies on the Service. You can find out more about each cookie category below.
- Strictly Necessary Cookies.These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around the Service and use its features, such as accessing logged in or secure areas.
- Performance Cookies.We make use of analytic cookies to analyse how our visitors use the Website and to monitor the Website’s performance. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience by customising our offering, and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. For example, we might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective, and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. We might also use these cookies to highlight articles or site services that we think will be of interest to you based on your usage of the Website. The information collected by these cookies is not associated with your personal information by us or by our contractors.
Our website currently uses the following cookies:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are required use the site.
|Privacy and cookie settings
These cookies remember your cookie settings, and whether or not you have clicked on the Popup
This remembers your language selection across the site
If you login to the Zone Support Portal, this is required to remember who you are as you navigate the site.
These are used for the Map on the Contact page, and therefore only used on the Contact page. These are supplied automatically from Google
|PREF||Google Maps preferences
This will remember your preferences on Google Maps on the Contact page, such as your current zoom level.
These cookies are optional, however they will help us to improve the site
This is an optional cookie from Google Analytics, which collects anonymous information about the country you’re from and what pages you visit, allowing us to optimise the website in future to give you a better experience.
How long will cookies stay on my device?
The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
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