What are cookies?

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used, and how to manage the cookie settings.

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make it more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies?

As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

Types of Cookies we use

Necessary

Necessary cookies are required to enable the basic features of this site, such as providing secure log-in or adjusting your consent preferences. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable data.

CookieDurationDescription
ajs_anonymous_idneverThis cookie is set by Segment to count the number of people who visit a certain site by tracking if they have visited before.
ajs_user_idneverThis cookie is set by Segment to help track visitor usage, events, target marketing, and also measure application performance and stability.
m1 year 1 month 4 daysStripe sets this cookie to process payments.
cookieyes_privacy_policy_generator_session2 hoursCookieYes sets this cookie to identify a session instance for a user.
__stripe_mid1 yearStripe sets this cookie to process payments.
XSRF-TOKEN2 hoursThis cookie is set by Wix and is used for security purposes.
cookieyes_session2 hoursCookieYes sets this cookie to identify a session instance for a user.
__stripe_sid1 hourStripe sets this cookie to process payments.
__cf_bm1 hourThis cookie, set by Cloudflare, is used to support Cloudflare Bot Management.
cookieyes-consent1 yearCookieYes sets this cookie to remember users’ consent preferences so that their preferences are respected on subsequent visits to this site. It does not collect or store any personal information about the site visitors.
__cfruidsessionCloudflare sets this cookie to identify trusted web traffic.
euconsent1 yearCookieYes sets this cookie to store data when IAB TCF is enabled.

Functional

Functional cookies help perform certain functionalities like sharing the content of the website on social media platforms, collecting feedback, and other third-party features.

CookieDurationDescription
referrer_user_id14 daysCalendly sets this cookie for the booking functionality of the website.
yt-player-headers-readableneverThe yt-player-headers-readable cookie is used by YouTube to store user preferences related to video playback and interface, enhancing the user’s viewing experience.
ytidb::LAST_RESULT_ENTRY_KEYneverThe cookie ytidb::LAST_RESULT_ENTRY_KEY is used by YouTube to store the last search result entry that was clicked by the user. This information is used to improve the user experience by providing more relevant search results in the future.
yt-player-bandwidthneverThe yt-player-bandwidth cookie is used to store the user’s video player preferences and settings, particularly related to bandwidth and streaming quality on YouTube.
yt-remote-session-appsessionThe yt-remote-session-app cookie is used by YouTube to store user preferences and information about the interface of the embedded YouTube video player.
yt-remote-cast-installedsessionThe yt-remote-cast-installed cookie is used to store the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
yt-remote-session-namesessionThe yt-remote-session-name cookie is used by YouTube to store the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
yt-remote-cast-availablesessionThe yt-remote-cast-available cookie is used to store the user’s preferences regarding whether casting is available on their YouTube video player.
yt-remote-fast-check-periodsessionThe yt-remote-fast-check-period cookie is used by YouTube to store the user’s video player preferences for embedded YouTube videos.

Analytics

Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics such as the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.

CookieDurationDescription
_ga1 year 1 month 4 daysThe _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session, campaign data, and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
_hjTLDTestsessionTo determine the most generic cookie path that has to be used instead of the page hostname, Hotjar sets the _hjTLDTest cookie to store different URL substring alternatives until it fails.
_gcl_au3 monthsProvided by Google Tag Manager to experiment advertisement efficiency of websites using their services.
CLID1 yearCollects data on the user’s navigation and behavior on the website. This is used to compile statistical reports and heatmaps for the website owner.
_clck1 yearCollects data on the user’s navigation and behavior on the website. This is used to compile statistical reports and heatmaps for the website owner.
_clsk1 dayRegisters statistical data on users’ behavior on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator.
MR7 days 1 minuteThis cookie, set by Bing, is used to collect user information for analytics purposes.
_ga_*1 year 1 month 4 daysGoogle Analytics sets this cookie to store and count page views.
_hjSessionUser_*1 yearHotjar sets this cookie to ensure data from subsequent visits to the same site is attributed to the same user ID, which persists in the Hotjar User ID, which is unique to that site.
_hjSession_*1 hourHotjar sets this cookie to ensure data from subsequent visits to the same site is attributed to the same user ID, which persists in the Hotjar User ID, which is unique to that site.
_cltkSessionRegisters statistical data on users’ behavior on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator. 
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress1 dayThis cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors. This is done by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice.
VISITOR_PRIVACY_METADATA6 monthsYouTube sets this cookie.
ajs_group_idneverThis cookie is set by Segment to track visitor usage and events within the website.
_pendo_visitorId.4cfbcefc-fcf9-4b66-5dc6-9b0d81bb07a9neverPendo sets this cookie to identify and record the visitor’s Account ID that will be used in Pendo, like Guide delivery and analytics.
_pendo_guides_blocked.4cfbcefc-fcf9-4b66-5dc6-9b0d81bb07a9neverPendo sets this cookie to identify and record the visitor’s Account ID that will be used in Pendo, like Guide delivery and analytics.

Performance

Performance cookies are used to understand and analyze the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors.

CookieDurationDescription
SRM_B1 year 24 days 1 minuteUsed by Microsoft Advertising as a unique ID for visitors.
wp-wpml_current_languagesessionDesignates the country code that is calculated based on the user’s IP address. Used to determine what language should be used for the visitor.
_calendly_session21 daysCalendly, a Meeting Schedulers, sets this cookie to allow the meeting scheduler to function within the website and to add events into the visitor’s calendar.

Advertisement

Advertisement cookies are used to provide visitors with customized advertisements based on the pages you visited previously and to analyze the effectiveness of the ad campaigns.

CookieDurationDescription
YSCsessionYSC cookie is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE6 monthsA cookie set by YouTube to measure bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface.
test_cookie15 minutesThe test_cookie is set by doubleclick.net and is used to determine if the user’s browser supports cookies.
yt-remote-device-idneverYouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.
yt-remote-connected-devicesneverYouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.
SMsessionRegisters a unique ID that identifies the user’s device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network. The ID is used to allow targeted ads.
MUID1 year 24 daysBing sets this cookie to recognize unique web browsers visiting Microsoft sites. This cookie is used for advertising, site analytics, and other operations.
ANONCHK10 minutesThe ANONCHK cookie, set by Bing, is used to store a user’s session ID and also verify the clicks from ads on the Bing search engine. The cookie helps in reporting and personalization as well.
IDE1 year 24 daysGoogle DoubleClick IDE cookies are used to store information about how the user uses the website to present them with relevant ads and according to the user profile.
yt.innertube::requestsneverYouTube sets this cookie to register a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
yt.innertube::nextIdneverYouTube sets this cookie to register a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
muc_ads1 year 1 month 4 daysTwitter sets this cookie to collect user behaviour and interaction data to optimize the website.
guest_id_marketing1 year 1 month 4 daysTwitter sets this cookie to identify and track the website visitor.
guest_id_ads1 year 1 month 4 daysTwitter sets this cookie to identify and track the website visitor.
personalization_id1 year 1 month 4 daysTwitter sets this cookie to integrate and share features for social media and also store information about how the user uses the website, for tracking and targeting.
guest_id1 year 1 month 4 daysTwitter sets this cookie to identify and track the website visitor. It registers if a user is signed in to the Twitter platform and collects information about ad preferences.
PREF8 monthsPREF cookie is set by Youtube to store user preferences like language, format of search results and other customizations for YouTube Videos embedded in different sites.

Manage cookie preferences

Cookie Settings

You can change your cookie preferences any time by clicking the above button. This will let you revisit the cookie consent banner and change your preferences or withdraw your consent right away.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. Listed below are the links to the support documents on how to manage and delete cookies from the major web browsers.

Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050

Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-in/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/clear-cookies-and-site-data-firefox?redirectslug=delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored&redirectlocale=en-US

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer-bca9446f-d873-78de-77ba-d42645fa52fc

If you are using any other web browser, please visit your browser’s official support documents.

Email: contact@theaviationgeekclub.com

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