What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of information stored by a website on your computer. A cookie can be used for many purposes such as keeping you signed in or for storing preferences.
The Wikipedia article on HTTP cookies provides further detail.
We use a session cookie which lets us tell your computer apart from all the other computers using our service. This cookie is deleted automatically when you close your browser.
If you have an account and have signed in and have chosen the 'Stay signed in' option, we store an additional essential cookie that makes the 'Stay signed in' feature work.
Cookies We Set
Here are the details of all the cookies that we could ever intentionally store on your computer.
|Session cookie||PHPSESSID||Keep you logged in, customise content based on previous actions||Automatically deleted when you close your browser|
|User cookie||simplytestable-user||Makes 'Stay signed in' feature work||Deleted only if you sign in without checking the 'Stay signed in' option|
Here are the details of cookie stored on your computer as the direct result of third-party services we use.
|Google Analytics||_utm*||Used by Google Analytics to track, in aggregate, how people use our services||This covers all cookies with names starting with '_utm'.|
|UserVoice||uvts, uvf||Used by UserVoice, a third-party service we use to provide a simple feedback and suggestion feature|