Cookies Policy

This page describes what information our cookies gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

What Are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies which are small pieces of data, stored in text files, that are stored on your computer or other devices when websites are loaded in a browser. They are widely used to ‘remember’ you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a ’session cookie’) or for multiple repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’). They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in. Cookies may be set by the site that you are visiting (known as ‘first party cookies’), or by other websites who serve up content on that site (‘third party cookies’).

How We Use Cookies?

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Cookies are used by VocaCenter.net through the Jetpack plugin in a variety of different ways. The cookies set will depend on the Jetpack features that are enabled. The cookies are only set when a user interacts with one of these, or to allow admin functions to be performed in wp-admin.

More details are in the tables below, which lists the cookies that are set for visitors and registered users of sites with the Jetpack plugin installed.

Cookies set upon visitor interaction

Jetpack Comments

Cookie NameDurationPurpose
comment_author_347 daysAll three of these are site specific. They duplicate the cookies already set by Core for commenting.
comment_author_email_347 daysAs above.
comment_author_url_347 daysAs above.

Mobile Theme

Cookie NameDurationPurpose
akm_mobile3.5 daysTracking whether or not a user wishes to view the mobile version of a site.

Subscriptions

Cookie NameDurationPurpose
jetpack_comments_subscribe_347 daysUsed to store the state of the post and comment subscription checkboxes.
jetpack_blog_subscribe_347 daysAs above.

EU Cookie Law Banner

Cookie NameDurationPurpose
eucookielaw30 daysUsed to store the state of acceptance to the EU Cookie Law banner.

Cookies set for registered users

Jetpack

Cookie NameDurationPurpose
jetpackstatesessionSet to pass state message back to the user across requests
about module activation.

Jetpack Protect

Cookie NameDurationPurpose
jpp_math_pass1 dayRemember if the user has successfully completed a math problem to prove that they’re a real human.

Single Sign On

Cookie NameDurationPurpose
jetpack_sso_redirect_to1 hourAllows for redirect URLs to be stored, necessary for Single Sign On.
jetpack_sso_remember_me1 hourStores ‘me’ values locally, rather than requiring them to be passed to WordPress.com every time for Single Sign On.
jetpack_sso_wpcom_name_1 week or cleared after completing loginStores the WordPress.com display name to show on login page.
jetpack_sso_wpcom_gravatar_1 week or cleared after completing loginStores the Gravatar url to show on login page.
jetpack_sso_original_request1 hourStores the URL of where the original SSO request was made from.
jetpack_sso_nonce10 minutesUsed for nonce verification.

Stats

Cookie NameDurationPurpose
stnojs2 daysThe stats module may set an admin-area cookie if the user needs to view stats reports without javascript turned on.

Registered, but not connected

Cookie NameDurationPurpose
tk_aisessionUsed as an anonymous ID if the logged in user is not connected with WordPress.com.

Third Party Cookies

Some Jetpack features make use of third party applications and services to enhance the experience of visitors. These include social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter (through the use of sharing buttons). As a result, cookies may be set by these third parties, and used by them to track your online activity. We have no direct control over the information that is collected by these cookies.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.

Additional cookies are set for those using wp-admin, and through the connected WordPress.com account.

Controlling cookies

Visitors may wish to restrict the use of cookies, or completely prevent them from being set. Most browsers provide for ways to control cookie behavior such as the length of time they are stored – either through built-in functionality or by utilizing third-party plugins.

To find out more about how to manage and delete cookies, visit aboutcookies.org. For more details about advertising cookies, and how to manage them, visit youronlinechoices.eu (EU based), or aboutads.info (US based).

It’s important to note that restricting or disabling the use of cookies can limit the functionality of sites, or prevent them from working correctly at all.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +19493715893

This Cookies Policy was created with the help of Jetpack Support and CookiePolicyGenerator.com