Use of cookies on Dawlish Choral Society website
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We use cookies to make the website work better. Some cookies are essential to make the website work. Weatherheads Web designed the Dawlish Choral Society website and uses 1&1 IONOS website services to host the website.

We use session ID cookies. For session ID cookies, once you close your browser or log out, the cookie terminates and is erased. Session ID cookies may be used by 1&1 IONOS to track user preferences while the user is visiting the website. They also help to minimise load times and save on server processing.

We use persistent cookies. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your computer’s hard drive for an extended period.
Cookies used on the 1&1 IONOS website do not contain personally identifiable information.

Depending on the browser you are using to view the website you may also have cookies when looking at the website.
For example, if you are using Chrome you may find you have other cookies via the browser. For more information see:

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Cookies Table 
SN = strictly necessary – need for website to perform basic functions
F=Functionality – used to store user preferences
P=Performance – cookies that record usage i.e. that is pages which are visited
A = Advertising / tracking – cookies that display, manage and measure ads

p=persistent s=sessional t=third party

Name Type Why More info
PHPSESSID s/SN PHP – PHP is the computer language used by this website. Web servers are not able to maintain information about a user, so PHP solves this by use of the PHPSESSID cookie. It uses the cookie to temporarily store user information for use across multiple pages. An example use: store a simple message when a form is submitted that can be displayed on a different page.
Google Analytics _ga & _gid
p/P Statistics on the website
t/F Used to secure forms on our site from spam and abuse by automated software
WordPress wordpress_test_cookie s/SN WordPress – Used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies
wordpress_* p/SN WordPress – For users who log in only. On login, WordPress uses the wordpress_[hash] cookie to store your authentication details. Its use is limited to the admin console area, /wp-admin/.
wordpress_logged_in_* p/SN WordPress – For users who log in only. After login, WordPress sets the wordpress_logged_in_[hash] cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
wp-settings-* p/SN WordPress – For users w`ho log in only. This is used to customize your view of the admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table.
Dfactory UK cookie consent Cookie notice accepted p/F Used to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies. IDE p/A Doubleclick (part of Google) uses cookies and IP address analysis to identify unique users of our website (through the collection of non-personally identifiable information) and to track the conversion rates for particular advertising campaigns, to help serve advertisements which are of particular relevance to you, and to control the frequency with which particular advertisements are displayed to our users. For more information about how Google use data please see Google’s Privacy Policy at To opt-out please visit NID p/

Log files
The Dawlish Choral Society website is currently being hosted by 1and1 IONOS webservices through Weatherheads Web ( ) .
Like most standard websites, 1and1 IONOS use log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. However, none of the information stored in the 1&1 1and1 IONOS log files, including but not limited to IP addresses, is linked to personally identifiable information.

The site uses the Google reCAPTCHA API. on the contact form page. It works by collecting hardware and software information, such as device and application data, and sending these data to Google for analysis. The information collected is used for improving reCAPTCHA and for general security purposes. It will not be used for personalized advertising by Google.

Contact Form
By filling in our contact form the information is not held on the website only on the receiving email system and server.