What are cookies?
‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by the browser (eg Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. Websites are able to read and write these files, allowing them store things such as user preferences.
Every time a user visits justinstill.com, web analytics software provided by a third party generates an anonymous analytics cookie. These cookies can tell whether or not you’ve visited the site before. Your browser will tell the server if you have these cookies, and if you don’t, new ones are generated .
This allows me to track how many individual unique users the site has, and how often they visit the site. These cookies cannot be used to identify individuals; they are used for statistical purposes only. This allows me, for example, to tell which pages are the most visited at any one time.
Our analytics cookies are only accessible on the secure justinstill.com server, and the data cannot be altered or retrieved by any other service.
However, if you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from justinstill.com, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. To find out how to do this please click here.
Cookies used by justinstill.com
This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to your site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits a site, a new __utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that ensures both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.
This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with our site. When a user views a page on our site, thecode attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on our site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on our site for longer than 30 minutes.
This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach our site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within our site. The cookie is updated with each page view to our site.