Facing History Cookie Policy

This Cookie Statement explains how Facing History and Ourselves (“Facing History,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) uses cookies on our websites and online services, and the choices you have.

This cookie policy provides you with clear and comprehensive information about the cookies we use and the purposes for using cookies. To review the privacy policies that apply to users of www. facinghistory.org, please read our privacy policy.

Definition of “Cookies”

Cookies are small pieces of text used to store information on web browsers. Cookies are widely used to store and receive identifiers and other information on computers, phones, and other devices. We also use other technologies, including data we store on your web browser or device, identifiers associated with your device, and other software, including web beacons and pixel tags, for similar purposes. In this Cookie Statement, we refer to all of these technologies as “cookies.”

Types of Cookies

We use cookies to provide, protect, and improve our products and services, such as by personalizing content, offering and measuring advertisements, understanding user behavior, and providing a safer experience. We describe below the various types of cookies we use and the purposes they perform:

  • Browsing or session (essential) cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with our websites and services and to enable essential features. If you disable these cookies, we will not be able to fulfill your requests.
  • Performance and functionality cookies: These cookies collect information about how you use our websites and services and allow us to remember the choices you make while browsing. The information these cookies collect allows us to optimize our websites and make them easier for you to use, and it does not personally identify you. If you disable or opt out of these cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites and services. Additionally, it may reduce the support or information that we can provide you.
  • Analytics and customization cookies: These cookies collect information we use in aggregate form to help us understand how our websites, applications and services are being used and how effective our marketing campaigns are, and to help us customize our websites. If you disable or opt out of these cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites, applications and services, and it may reduce the support or information that we can provide you.
  • Advertising (profiling) cookies: These cookies collect information about your browsing or shopping history and are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same advertisement from continuously reappearing, ensuring that advertisements are properly displayed, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests. We may share this information with third parties to help create and deliver advertising personalized to you and your interests. If you disable or opt out of these cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites, applications and services, and it may reduce the support or information that we can provide you.
  • Social networking cookies: These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content on our websites and services through third-party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes.

Cookies Present on the Facing History Website

To get a complete list of the cookies present on the Facing History website, please email [email protected]

In detail, the cookies present on the Facing History website are as follows:

Technical name

Data Controller/ Provider

Cookie type, function and purpose

Duration

has_js

facinghistory.org

Registers whether or not the user has activated JavaScript in the browser

Session

_ga

facinghistory.org

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

2 years

_gat

facinghistory.org

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

Session

_gid

facinghistory.org

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

Session

_ab12#

facinghistory.org

Unclassified

2 years

_atuvc

facinghistory.org

Updates the counter of a website’s social sharing features

1 year

_atuvs

facinghistory.org

Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is share with the social sharing service. AddThis

Session

_hssrc

facinghistory.org

Collects anonymous statistical data relate to the user’s website visits, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded. The purpose is to segment the website’s users according to factors such as demographics and geographical location, in order to enable media and marketing agencies to structure and understand their target groups to enable customized online advertising

Session

_at.cww

facinghistory.org

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis

Persistent

at-lojson-cache-#

facinghistory.org

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis

Persistent

at-rand

facinghistory.org

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis

Persistent

hubspotutk

facinghistory.org

Keeps track of a visitor’s identity. This cookie is passed to the marketing platform HubSpot on form submission and used when de-duplicating contacts.

10 years

hbv_467557

facinghistory.org

Unclassified

Persistent

tld

facinghistory.org

Unclassified

Session

__cfduid

facinghistory.org

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

1 year

fh-paywall-1233

facinghistory.org

Unclassified

2 years

fh-paywall-50

facinghistory.org

Unclassified

2 years

fh-paywall-52

facinghistory.org

Unclassified

2 years

fh-paywall-53

facinghistory.org

Unclassified

2 years

fh-paywall-55

facinghistory.org

Unclassified

2 years

fh-paywall-56

facinghistory.org

Unclassified

2 years

CookieConsent

Facingtoday.facinghistory.org

Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain

1 year

_at.hist.#

Facingtoday.facinghistory.org

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis to store the user's usage history of the AddThis sharing widget

Persistent

_utma

give.facinghistory.org

Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics

2 years

_utmb

give.facinghistory.org

Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website vis

Session

_utmc

give.facinghistory.org

Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit

Session

_utmt

give.facinghistory.org

Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server

Session

_utmz

give.facinghistory.org

Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics

6 months

cookies_enabled

give.facinghistory.org

Unclassified

Session

market_source__initial_referrer

facinghistory.org

Unclassified

Session

Springboard

give.facinghistory.org

Unclassified

10 years

Cookies Placed by Third Parties

You may also encounter cookies on our websites, applications and services that are placed by third parties. We may also allow third parties to place cookies on our websites to track information about your online activities and/or across third-party sites or online services, including to send you targeted advertisements based on that information, which may include the remarketing of our products and services that you have viewed on our websites and on third-party websites.

This Cookie Statement does not apply to the cookies, applications, technologies, or websites that are owned and/or operated by third parties, or such third parties’ practices, even if they use or access our technology to store or collect information. To understand how third parties use cookies, please review their privacy and cookie policies:

Changing Your Cookie Settings

Please note that internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details.

Opting Out of Cookies

If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings. For further information about deleting or blocking cookies, please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=2.

If you choose to reject cookies, as noted above, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites and services.

Do Not Track

Some browsers include the ability to transmit “Do Not Track” signals. We do not process or respond to “Do Not Track” signals. Instead, we adhere to the standards described in our Privacy Policy and this Cookie Statement.

More Information about Cookies

All About Cookies
Useful information about cookies can be found at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org

Internet Advertising Bureau
A guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu


Last Modified: This cookie policy notice was last updated on October 10, 2018.

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