Evolve Teachers Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to authenticate you when you log onto our website.

  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

  • (Technically, this is not a cookie file, it is a database, but it falls into the same category as a cookie.) The evolve teachers web application also uses IndexedDB, in a database called FirebaseLocalStorageDb there is a table called firebaseLocalStorage. Within this table there is a firebase key which is used to authenticate the user with the web application and identify them with the server upon each request.

Third Party Cookies

Please note that the following third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These named third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services.

Cookie

Type

Purpose

More information

_ga

Analytical

Used to identify unique users for Google Analytics, 2 year expiration time

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage#gtagjs_and_analyticsjs_universal_analytics_-_cookie_usage

 

_gid

Analytical

Used to identify unique users for Google Analytics, 24 hour expiration time

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage#gtagjs_and_analyticsjs_universal_analytics_-_cookie_usage

 

_gat_gtag_*

Analytical

Used to throttle request rate

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage#gtagjs_and_analyticsjs_universal_analytics_-_cookie_usage

 

_fbp

Analytical

Used to identify unique users for marketing and conversion purposes

https://developers.facebook.com/docs/marketing-api/conversions-api/parameters/fbp-and-fbc/

 

Blocking Cookies

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 365 days.