Cookie Policy

About this cookie policy.

tldr; We only place own first party cookies, these exist to allow you to play audio and log in. site measurement is carried out absolutely anonymously. Cookies are not set for any tracking purposes.

What are cookies?

Your consent applies to the following domains:

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure and provide better user experience.

How do we use cookies?

Our website uses cookies first-party cookies only to allow for audio playback and/or account login. These cookies are strictly necessary for the website to function the right way, they do not act to collect or share any of your personally identifiable data.

Which cookies do we set?

The cookies we use are grouped into one category: Functional, these are ‘strictly necessary’ and are…

All users

Cookie: _lscache_vary

Purpose: Ensures that logged in users see non-cached Content, whilst enhancing the browsing speed of the Site for users that are not logged in by providing cached Content.

Expiration: 2 days

During music playback

Cookies: sonaar_mp3_player_time / sonaar_mp3_player_settings / sonaar_mp3_player_volume

Purpose: These allows our player to manage playback of podcast episodes as you switch pages, maintaining episode position and volume

Expiration: Session

When Logged in

Cookies: wordpress_logged_in_[hash] / WordPress_sec_[hash]

Purpose: These store your logged in status so that you can login once and then maintain this as you browse our website.

Expiration: Session

A note on analytics

Like any website we seek to understand what activity happens across our pages. To this end we make use of Plausible Analytics, a privacy first website metrics package that does not set tracking cookies or identify you as a user. This is hosted and managed on our own server and all data is in aggregate only meaning we get actionable data to help us learn and improve, whilst you have an enjoyable website experience without being profiled.

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