Web Browser Cookies on the on-IDLE website


This website contains browser cookies which in the case of on-IDLE are used for tracking website usage (Google Analytics) - frequency of pages visited to help us identify and improve content.

None of these browser cookies can identify you personally, including your computer's IP address - the only place on this website where personal data is collected, is through your opt-in signup to our email newsletter.

Cookies in use on this website:








Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.




Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.



2 years

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



1 day

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate



1 day

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



1 year

Saves the user's preferences when playing embedded videos from Vimeo.



Persistent . 

Contains data on visitor's video-content preferences - This allows the website to remember parameters such as preferred volume or video quality. The service is provided by Vimeo.com.



2 years

Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.



1 day



We use session cookies which only last as long as your online session, and disappear from your computer or device when you close your browser (like Internet Explorer or Safari).

Strictly necessary cookies let you use all the different parts of the this website effectively. Without them, some services can’t be provided. We have set strictly necessary cookies that collect information on which web pages visitors go to most often so we can improve our online services.

Third party cookies can be present in your browser, which are set by someone other than the owner of the website you’re visiting. Some on-IDLE web pages may also contain content from other sites like Facebook, YouTube or Twitter, which may set their own cookies. Also, if you share a link to a an on-IDLE page, the service you share it on (for example, Facebook) may set a cookie on your browser. We have no control over third-party cookies - you can turn them off, but not through us.

Some websites use advertising networks to show you specially targeted adverts when you visit. These networks may also be able to track your browsing across different sites. We don’t set advertising cookies on this website.

For more detail on how we use personal data that we do collect, please read our Data Privacy Policy.


How can I stop my internet browser tracking my info?

You can change your browser’s settings so it’ll tell you when cookies get sent to it. Or it can refuse cookies altogether. Check the Help section in your browser for more info.


How do web browsers track my info?

They use various technical tools, including:

  • Cookies
  • IP addresses
  • HTTP referrer
  • Tracking scripts
  • User agents
  • Browser fingerprinting.


The “Do Not Track” (DNT) setting

Some internet browsers have a DNT setting. This sends a signal to websites asking them not to track your browsing.


How to avoid web beacons and other tracking technologies

You can normally render them ineffective by switching off cookies in your browser. There are also browser add-ons and extensions that specifically block web beacons.

To avoid web beacons in emails, you can turn off images in your email service. Check your email’s Help section to find out how.