Sub-Saharan Africa

Cookie Policy

The EU ePrivacy Directive (AKA the Cookie Law) come into force in the UK on 26th May 2012 and elsewhere in Europe shortly afterwards. The law aims to protect the privacy of EU citizens as they use the internet, and actually covers several aspects of privacy, not just cookies.

We make every effort to protect the anonymity of our users, and your data will never be shared with, or sold to third parties. However it is important that you understand and accept that we do store cookies on your computer to help identify you to our servers. The table below lists all cookies we may set on your computer.

If you wish to ensure increased anonymity you can clear your browser’s cookies, or access the RISE website in your browser’s ‘anonymous’ mode, however many features and functions of the site will no longer work.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
__atuvcAnonymous Identifier2 YearsUsed for website analytics which help improve the services and features we offer.
un_uniqueAnonymous Identifier1 YearAn anonymous identifier used by our Feedback form to help us troubleshoot user issues.
wordpress_[hash]Anonymous IdentifierImmediate ExpiryA temporary cookie used to store your account details during the authentication process.
wordpress_logged_in_[hash]Secure Login Identifier2 WeeksA secure identifier which indicates your login status and enables account specific content to be displayed on the site.
wp-settings-{time}-[UID]Account Preferences1 YearThe number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interfaces, and possibly also the main site interface.