This Cookies Notice is intended to be read alongside The Earthshot Prize’s Privacy Notice, which can be found here
Sections of this policy
WHAT ARE COOKIES AND HOW DO THEY WORK?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, laptop and/or mobile device, that contain details of your browsing history on the website and distinguish you from other users. They are widely used and help to provide you with relevant and personalised content and advertising, and help make websites work more efficiently. Your browser sends cookies back to the website every time you visit, so it can recognise you and can tailor what you see on the screen.
You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org
When you use and access the website, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.
TYPES OF COOKIES AND HOW WE USE THEM
Information supplied by cookies helps us build a picture of how people interact with the website, and how we can improve it. Types of cookies we use include:
The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why.
|Name of cookie||Owner||Purpose||Duration|
|_hjSessionUser_2025198||hotjar||No description||1 year|
|_hjSession_2025198||hotjar||No description||30 minutes|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||Webtoffee GDPR Cookie Consent||Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the “Necessary” category .||1 year|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary||Webtoffee GDPR Cookie Consent||Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the “Non-necessary” category .||1 year|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics||Webtoffee GDPR Cookie Consent||Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the “Analytics” category .||1 year|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance||Webtoffee GDPR Cookie Consent||Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to store the user consent for cookies in the category “Performance”.||1 year|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement||Webtoffee GDPR Cookie Consent||Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the “Advertisement” category .||1 year|
|vuid||Vimeo||Vimeo installs this cookie to collect tracking information by setting a unique ID to embed videos to the website.||2 years|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Youtube||A cookie set by YouTube to measure bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface.||5 months 27 days|
|yt-remote-device-id||Youtube||YouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.||never|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||Youtube||YouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.||never|
|yt.innertube::requests||Youtube||This cookie, set by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.||never|
|yt.innertube::nextId||Youtube||This cookie, set by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.||never|
|_ga||The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.||2 years|
|_gid||Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.||1 day|
|CONSENT||Youtube||YouTube sets this cookie via embedded youtube-videos and registers anonymous statistical data.||2 years|
|_gat_UA-154890711-1||A variation of the _gat cookie set by Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to allow website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. The pattern element in the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to.||1 minute|
|_hjFirstSeen||Hotjar||Hotjar sets this cookie to identify a new user’s first session. It stores a true/false value, indicating whether it was the first time Hotjar saw this user.||30 minutes|
|_hjIncludedInSessionSample||Hotjar||Hotjar sets this cookie to know whether a user is included in the data sampling defined by the site’s daily session limit.||2 minutes|
|_hjIncludedInPageviewSample||Hotjar||Hotjar sets this cookie to know whether a user is included in the data sampling defined by the site’s pageview limit.||2 minutes|
|_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress||Hotjar||Hotjar sets this cookie to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie.||30 minutes|
WEBSITE COOKIE ACCEPTANCE
HOW TO MANAGE AND DELETE COOKIES
If you wish to restrict, block or delete the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. How you do so will depend on the browser you use, but the Help function within your browser should tell you how. You can also set your browser to notify you each time new cookies are placed on your computer or other device. You may wish to visit www.allaboutcookies.org which contain comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers, as well as more explanation of how cookies work.
Click on the links below to find out how to change your cookie settings in:
You can also opt out of receiving cookies on the website for Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our websites.
CHANGES TO THIS NOTICE
This Notice was last updated on 15 July 2022