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Cookie Policy

Use of Cookies on our Site

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are.

A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come (www.hawk-conservancy.org), the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

Two types of cookies are used in various parts of these websites:

  1. Session Cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site, and
  2. Persistent cookies, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).

Cookies can help a website to arrange content to match your preferred interests more quickly. Most major websites use cookies. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you.

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How we use Cookies on our Site and what Information we Collect

Session Cookies

Persistent Cookies

Third Party Cookies
We are not aware of any third parties serving cookies via these sites.

Use of Web Beacons.
Our Web pages do not contain Web beacons (sometimes known as clear gifs).

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Disabling/Enabling Cookies.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.

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Cookies used

8. Cookies we use on our Platform
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Necessary

Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. These cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website, anonymously.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement1 yearSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Advertisement" category .
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics011 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional011 monthsThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary011 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-others011 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance011 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".
viewed_cookie_policy011 monthsThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
_GRECAPTCHA5 months 27 daysThis cookie is set by the Google recaptcha service to identify bots to protect the website against malicious spam attacks.

Functional

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

CookieTypeDurationDescription
player1 yearVimeo uses this cookie to save the user's preferences when playing embedded videos from Vimeo.
ServerPoolsessionThis cookie is set by the provider Tripadvisor. This cookie is used for user tracking and viewing embedded contents from TripAdvisor like payment of referral commission fees etc.
sp_landing1 dayThe sp_landing is set by Spotify to implement audio content from Spotify on the website and also registers information on user interaction related to the audio content.
sp_t1 yearThe sp_t cookie is set by Spotify to implement audio content from Spotify on the website and also registers information on user interaction related to the audio content.
TASessionsessionThis cookie is set by the provider Tripadvisor. This cookie is used for user tracking and viewing embedded contents from TripAdvisor like payment of referral commission fees etc.
TASSK5 months 27 daysThis cookie is set by the provider Tripadvisor. This cookie is used for viewing embedded contents to the visitor from Tripadvisor. It also helps to know whether the visitor had clicked on the advertisement, to collect payment from the Tripadvisor.
TATravelInfo14 daysThis cookie is set by the provider Tripadvisor. This cookie is used for viewing contents and ads from Tripadvisor, which in return helps to earn money from Tripadvisor if the visitor has clicked the ads.
__cf_bm30 minutesThis cookie, set by Cloudflare, is used to support Cloudflare Bot Management.

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.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
sync_activeneverThis cookie is set by Vimeo and contains data on the visitor's video-content preferences, so that the website remembers parameters such as preferred volume or video quality.
__smVID1 monthSumo sets this cookie for sign-up prompt purposes when visitors visit a website.

Analytics

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

CookieTypeDurationDescription
CONSENT2 yearsYouTube sets this cookie via embedded youtube-videos and registers anonymous statistical data.
TADCID10 yearsTripadvisor sets this cookie to store a unique ID for users, to help them view embedded content from Tripadvisor.
vuid2 yearsVimeo installs this cookie to collect tracking information by setting a unique ID to embed videos to the website.
_ga2 yearsThe _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and 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.
_gat_gtag_UA_20364160_11 minuteSet by Google to distinguish users.
_ga_1MTNP1Z1FC2 yearsThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics.
_gid1 dayInstalled by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.

Advertisement

Advertisement cookies are used to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. These cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide customized ads.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
fr3 monthsFacebook sets this cookie to show relevant advertisements to users by tracking user behaviour across the web, on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.
SRTsessionThis cookie is set by the provider Tripadvisor. This is a Tripadvisor session cookie used for advertising purposes.
TACds2 monthsThis cookie is set by the provider TripAdvisor. This cookie is used for showing travel information and ads based on the user preferences.
TART5 daysThis cookie is set by the provider Tripadvisor. This cookie is used for viewing contents and ads from Tripadvisor, which in return helps to earn money from Tripadvisor if the visitor has clicked the ads.
TAUD14 daysThis cookie is set by the provider Tripadvisor. This is Tripadvisor session cookie used for advertising purposes.
TAUnique2 yearsThis cookie is set by the provider TripAdvisor. This cookie is used for showing travel information and ads based on the user preferences.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE5 months 27 daysA cookie set by YouTube to measure bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface.
YSCsessionYSC cookie is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages.
yt-remote-connected-devicesneverYouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.
yt-remote-device-idneverYouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.
yt.innertube::nextIdneverThis cookie, set by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
yt.innertube::requestsneverThis cookie, set by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
_fbp3 monthsThis cookie is set by Facebook to display advertisements when either on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising, after visiting the website.

Others

Other uncategorised cookies are those that are being analyzed and have not been classified into a category as yet.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
loglevelneverNo description available.
PMC2 yearsNo description
TASID30 minutesNo description
_dc_gtm_UA-20364160-11 minuteNo description
__smSessionId9 hoursNo description available.
__smToken1 yearThis cookie is set by the Sumo. This cookie is used for verifying whether the user is logged in or not.
__vt1 hourNo description
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