Information on the cookies used by PeakMedicalEditing.com
Last updated May 23, 2018
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When someone visits PeakMedicalEditing.com, we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. We do this to determine information such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not personally identify anyone.
You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your browser when you visit a site. They serve a variety of functions and can improve visitors’ browsing experience because they help websites remember preferences and understand how people use different features.
Functional and Required Cookies
Peak Medical Editing uses some necessary cookies because they allow visitors to navigate and use key features of this site. Generally, these cookies vary from site to site depending on the features it uses. For example, Functional and Required Cookies enable purchasing of our service and URL redirects when needed. The following information was provided by Squarespace, our website hosting company:
Cookie Name; Duration; Purpose:
Crumb; Session; Prevents cross-site request forgery (CSRF). CSRF is an attack vector that tricks a browser into taking unwanted action in an application when someone’s logged in.
RecentRedirect; 30 minutes; Prevents redirect loops if a site has custom URL redirects. Redirect loops are bad for SEO.
CART; 2 weeks; Shows when a visitor adds a product to their cart.
hasCart; 2 weeks; Tells Squarespace that the visitor has a cart.
SiteUserInfo; 3 years; Identifies a visitor who logs into a customer account.
SiteUserSecureAuthToken; 3 years; Authenticates a visitor who logs into a customer account
Commerce-checkout-state; Session; Stores state of checkout while the visitor is completing their order in PayPal.
squarespace-popup-overlay; Persistent; Prevents the Promotional Pop-Up from displaying if a visitor dismisses it.
squarespace-announcement-bar; Persistent; Prevents the Announcement Bar from displaying if a visitor dismisses it.
Analytics and Performance Cookies
We use Analytics and Performance cookies to collect information on how visitors interact with this site. Storing these cookies is how we review improvement data such as traffic sources, unique visitors, and cart abandonment (a feature not currently in use on PeakMedicalEditing.com). The following information was provided by Squarespace, our website hosting company:
Cookie Name; Duration; Purpose
ss_cid; 2 years; Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site.
ss_cvr; 2 years; Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site.
ss_cvisit; 30 minutes; Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site.
ss_cvt; 30 minutes; Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site.
ss_cpvisit; 2 years; Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site.
ss_cookieAllowed; 30 days; Remembers if a visitor agreed to placing Analytics cookies on their browser if a site is restricting the placement of cookies.
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