Cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file, which is stored on your computer/device. It holds a small amount of data specific to you and your use of the website. It can be accessed either by the web server or your computer/device.

How long does a cookie last?

The time of expiry of a cookie can be set when the cookie is created. By default, the cookie is destroyed when the current browser window is closed. But it can also be made to persist for an arbitrary length of time after that.
 

What cookies does the MACCC website create?

Below is the list of cookies written by marinaaltaccc.com:
 

CookieTypeDurationDescription
viewed_cookie_policyPersistent24 hoursThis cookie simply records the fact that you have accepted the cookie policy and wish to browse the website. It performs no other function.
woocommerce_cart_hashSessionDeleted at the end of your browser sessionThis is a cookie that has been placed on the website by the WooCommerce 'shopping' software that MACCC uses to display items for you to buy. It helps WooCommerce know when the cart data changes. No personal information is stored in this cookie.
woocommerce_items_in_cartSessionDeleted at the end of your browser sessionThis is a cookie that has been placed on the website by the WooCommerce 'shopping' software that MACCC uses to display items for you to buy. It stores details of the items you have placed in your shopping cart. No personal information is stored in this cookie.
wordpress_logged_in_xxxxxSessionDeleted at the end of your browser sessionThis cookie is uses a temporary (non-personal) unique identifier to indicate that you are a member of MACCC and that you have logged in. It is necessary to let the website know that you are allowed access to the private MACCC web pages. No personal information is stored in this cookie.
wordpress_sec_xxxxxPersistent15 daysThis cookie is used by the Wordpress software, and for any Wordpress plugins this website utilises, for authentication over SSL (https). The MACCC website is a secure website. The cookie stores your (non-personal) authentication details.
wordpress_test_cookieSessionDeleted at the end of your browser sessionThis is a cookie that has been placed on the website by the Wordpress software simply to make sure it can write a cookie if asked to. We don't ask it to. It performs no other function.
wp_woocommerce_session_xxxxxPersistent30 daysThis is a cookie that has been placed on the website by the WooCommerce 'shopping' software that MACCC uses to display items for you to buy. It contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer. No personal information is stored in this cookie.
wp-settings-time-xxxxxPersistent1 yearTime at which the wp-settings-xxxxx cookie was set. No personal information is stored in this cookie.
wp-settings-xxxxxPersistent1 yearThis cookie is set up by the WordPress software so it can customize your view of the website. Wordpress allows for different levels of logged-in users. MACCC Members are permitted to look at private MACCC pages. Accordingly, the club website administrators have update access. No personal information is stored in this cookie.