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Cookie policy

Use of cookies by Portsmouth International Port

There was a change to European Law on 26 May 2011. This is aimed at giving users more control over the data stored about them.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.  They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name 1st or 3rd party Source/Purpose
Google Analytics __utma__utmb



1st These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Twitter kguest_id



3rd These cookies are used by twitter buttons or widgets embedded on this site. Twitter use these cookies to understand how you interact with their services.
Vimeo Debug aka_debug 3rd When a vimeo embedded video is used on this site, this cookie is set to hold information about the player and the visitor interacting with the player to allow them to diagnose any problems the player might encounter and to improve. This cookie is not set until a site visitor interacts with the player.
Vimeo Analytics __utma__utmb



3rd When a vimeo embedded video is used on this site, these cookies are set by These cookies are used to collect anonymous information about visitors using the vimeo video player, including the number of visitors using the player, and where visitors have come from. This cookie is not set until a visitor interacts with the player.
Your webserver PHPSESSID 1st A session cookie is required to follow your progress through the website. It is essential to ensure that any information you enter or routes you take are remembered by the website. Without this cookie, every page you visited would treat you as a completely new visitor. This cookie does not identify you personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you.  These cookies are considered strictly necessary so no consent is required.

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