The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s website, like most websites, uses small text files called cookies. This note provides information on what cookies are, which cookies the Raspberry Pi Foundation uses, and how they can be controlled.
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website such as forums.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This lets us improve the way our website works, for example by helping us to ensure that users are easily finding what they are looking for.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you.
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
|__cfduid||Cloudflare: Helps detect malicious visitors and minimises blocking legitimate users. The _cfduid cookie collects and anonymises End User IP addresses using a one-way hash of certain values so they cannot be personally identified||30 days|
|__cflb||Cloudflare: For load-balancing purposes, a _cflb cookie is set with a unique value on the first response to the requesting client||Up to 1 day|
|_ga, _gac_UA-XXXXXXX-X, _gat_UA-XXXXXXX-X, _gid||Google Analytics: allows us to analyse user experience on the website||Between 1 minute and 1 day|
|pardot, lpvXXXX, visitor_idXXXX, visitor_idXXXX-XXXX||Pardot: Cookies set for user engagement and tracking||Between session length and 10 years|
|pi_opt_in||Pardot: For opting in / out of Pardot tracking||10 years|
|profile, profile.sig||Cookies set by Raspberry Pi Accounts in order to identify user sessions||1 week|
|_voucher_app_session, _showcase_session, _pi_redeemer_session||Cookies set by Raspberry Pi applications in order to identify user sessions||1 week|
|__stripe_mid||Stripe: Used to make credit card payments (eg. donations). Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable the Raspberry Pi Foundation to process payments without storing any credit card information on our own servers||1 minute|
|__stripe_sid||Stripe: Used to make credit card payments (eg. donations). Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable us to process payments without storing any credit card information on our own servers||30 minutes|
|WordPress: Used to identify user sessions and provide customisation, along with supporting the creation of comments (eg. on blog posts)||Between session length and 1 year|
|seneca-login||Used to identify user sessions||2 days|
|canViewYouthForums||Whether the user can see the O13 forums||On session expiry|
|verifyProfileComplete||Whether the user has completed required fields of their profile||On session expiry|
|NG_TRANSLATE_LANG_KEY||The locale of the users browser, to display the relevant language to them||On session expiry|
Code Club Sites:
|intercom-id-XXXX||Intercom: Anonymous visitor identification||1 year|
|intercom-session-XXXX||Intercom: Used to identify user sessions, in order to use the support chat functionality||1 week|
|_union_session||Used to identify user sessions||On session expiry|
|phpbb3_XXXX_k, phpbb3_XXXX_sid, phpbb3_XXXX_u||Used to identify user sessions||1 month|
For more information about the individual cookies we use, you can contact us at email@example.com.
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Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after we no longer use them.