Cookie Policy

This is the cookie policy of the website of Global Salmon Initiative.

We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. This cookie policy aims at informing you about the use of by Global Salmon Initiative (hereafter “GSI”, “we” or “our”). This policy should be read together with GSI’s Privacy Policy.

The cookie policy can be modified, e.g. as a result of new functionalities on the website that require the processing of personal data. Any major changes will be announced on our website.

This version of the cookie policy was last modified on 2nd August 2018.

GSI Website and Cookies

When you visit our website, we collect certain information by automated means, using cookies. We may also use other technologies such as pixel tags, browser analysis tools, server logs and web beacons for similar purposes as described in this policy and we may include them on our site, in marketing e-mail messages or our newsletters etc., to determine whether messages have been opened and links have been clicked on. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these other technologies.

Cookies are small text files that are installed on your browser, on your computer or on your mobile device. They allow a website to recognize your device. Cookies can have several purposes: to ensure that the website takes into account the user’s preferences by for example remembering language preferences, passwords and log-in details, to collect statistical data, to adapt the content etc.

Which cookies do we use?

Below you will find a summary of the cookies that GSI uses on its website based on the purpose for which they are collected.

Essential cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around in the website and its features.

Name Purpose Retention Period Domain
CraftSessionId Craft CMS – used to track a user and is "necessary" and "essential" to provide the web page to the user Session GSI

Analytics Cookies

These cookies collect information about your visit and use of this website, for instance which pages you visit the most often, and if you get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a user (unless you have a Google account). All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how our website works.

Name Purpose Retention Period Domain
__utma Google Analytics – used to distinguish users and sessions 2 years Google Analytics
__utmb Google Analytics – used to determine new sessions/visits 30 minutes Google Analytics
__utmz Google Analytics - stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site 6 months Google Analytics

How can you delete or block our cookies or change your cookie settings?

Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our website. By continuing to use our website you agree that we can place cookies on your device (unless you expressly indicated otherwise).

If you want to block cookies, remove existing cookies or change your cookies settings, you can do so via your browser settings. These settings can be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your internet browser. By way of example, the below hyperlinks provide further guidance on how to disable the use of cookies on certain browsers, and/or on how to delete cookies:

For more general information on deleting or blocking cookies, please visit:

You do not have to accept (all of) our cookies. However, remember that, if you turn off cookies, certain parts of our sites, some graphic elements may not be accessible or not look as good and you may not be able to use certain applications, some areas of our website may take more time to work, or may not function properly.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact GSI via or at the address: First Floor, RidgeLand House, 15 Carfax, West Sussex, RH12 1DY.

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