List of Cookies Used on Other IWM Websites

This page lists cookies in use on the IWM's other websites, including:

Read more about how and why we use cookies on this site and how to control them, and see here for cookies used on our other websites.

1914.org

  • Quantcast. Websites you visit and advertisements you interact with. No personally identifiable information. Duration: 18 months. Our pixel is used for anonymous audience measurement (no PII) and targeted display advertising (a.k.a online behavioural advertising)
  • Sizmek. Activityino2, targetinginfo, u2. Websites you visit and advertisements you interact with. No personally identifiable information. Duration: Persistent 90 days. Sizmek cookies allow us to assess the effectiveness of our banner adverts and ensure we do not expose you to the same advert multiple times.  It contains no personal or sensitive information. The tag can also be used for ROI.

Image sales and licensing

  • iwmcollections.org.uk. PHPSESSID. A random string. Duration: session. Session ID to enable functionality to work throughout the visit
  • dbtw. Contains a recent search. Duration: 1 year. Set by the search engine for that site. Allows a user to return to an item they previously viewed.

Film and video archive sales

  • iwmcollections.org.uk. PHPSESSID. Duration: session. Session ID to enable functionality to work throughout the visit

IWM Prints

The print sales website offers full information on its cookies. Several are essential for its e-commerce functionality.

IWM Shop

  • PHPSESSID. Duration: session. Session ID to enable functionality to work throughout the visit.
  • 51ti3-xxxx. Duration: session. Set by e-commerce software to enable basic functionality

All sites

All our websites set cookies for Google Analytics, which are anonymous and let us see how our websites are being used. Several also use the AddThis widget which will set cookies if you use it.

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  • All the above: Various: a mix of session and "permanent" cookies lasting 30 mins, 6 months, or 1-2 yrs. Anonymously tracks use of website
    Set or updated on any page. See here for full details. Several cookies are set but all serve the same purpose of how people reached the site and used it including search terms used and referring sites.
  • AddThis. __atuvc, Uit, Ssh, Sshs, Ssc, Uid, Uvc, psc. Duration: permanent 1 year - 2 years. Track usage of AddThis links. The cookies may be set and used on other websites too. AddThis explain their cookies (anonymous tracking cookies) here and offer an opt-out mechanism here. Clearspring, the company the provides AddThis, owns some other companies and domains connected to advertising. Their cookies have not been observed on our site but include xgraph.com and xgraph.net

IWM Other Wesbite cookie list version 2, 2014-03-24