1 ) Our Use of Cookies

  • 1.1)  www.DiabetesCommunity.com(the “Site”) uses cookies, which are small text files stored on a user’s computer by their web browser. DIGITAL DIABETES MEDIA LIMITED (“We”, “Us”, “Our”) uses cookies to store information about your preferences, speed up your searches, recognise you when you return to our Site and estimate our audience size and usage pattern (and branded pages on third party platforms (such as Facebook or YouTube)). For details on the specific categories of our cookies and what they are used for please see below.
  • 1.2) You may delete and block all cookies from our Site by changing your browser settings to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Making this change may affect the functionality of our Site and you may not be able to access all or parts of the Site.
  • By continuing to browse our Site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

2) Our Cookies

  • 2.1) Strictly necessary cookies

    • These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Site or use the shopping basket. These include: ASPSESSIONIDASATTARQ which is used to track your session, __support_check which is used by the Site to store cached images and expires at the end of each session, open-panel which is used by the Diabetes Forum and expires in 7 days, sfnDSCookie which is used by the Diabetes Shop to store your session and style_cookie which is used to identify what style you are using on the Diabetes Forum.
  • 2.2) Tracking cookies and pixels

    • Tracking cookies are used to provide information on the pages that are viewed. This information is anonymous, not shared with anyone else and used on our Site. Tracking cookies set from our Site will be predominantly from Google Analytics and Hitslink.
    • Tracking pixels may also be set in emails and banner display advertising to monitor the number of times that an email or banner has been seen. They are not used for any other purpose.
    • Cookies may occasionally be used to display some users’ surveys or different versions of a page. We then use analytics to identify which version of a page provides a better user experience.
    • Cookies may also be set to see how well certain banners ads are received. This helps to identify how many times an advertisement has been seen, clicked on or downloaded.
    • Common cookies you may encounter on our Site are __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, __utmv which are for Google Analytics (see the Google cookie pagefor more information); reg_fb_gate, reg_fb_ref which are Facebook cookies (see more about these cookieshere). Cookies beginning with hellobar_ are used to show you relevant offers on pages that you are visiting and the cookie expires in 1 year.
  • 2.3) Diabetes Community Forum cookies

    • By browsing Diabetes Forum the xenforo software will create a number of cookies. The first two cookies contain a user identifier (“user-id”) and an anonymous session identifier (“session-id”), automatically assigned to you by the xenforo software. A third cookie will be created once you have browsed topics within the Diabetes Forum and is used to store which topics have been read, thereby improving your user experience.
    • Cookies created by the Diabetes Forum will typically last 1 day unless you log out beforehand. style_cookie is a cookie that is used to determine which style you are using on the Diabetes Forum.

3 )  More Information

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4) Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about the use of cookies on our Site please contact: contact@DiabetesCommunity.com.