This is the Cookies Policy of XCellR8 which applies to the website (“Cookies Policy”).

This Cookies Policy describes the cookies we use and explains why we use cookies and how we deal with the information collected. It also explains how cookies enable the website to function properly and why you may not be able to experience the full functionality of the website and content if you disable the use of cookies.

We use cookies to enhance your experience of XCellR8 and to better understand how people use the website. This may also include cookies from third party social media websites. By visiting the website without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies, but you can change your cookies settings at any time by following the instructions below in paragraph 3: “How to disable cookies”.

1. What are Cookies?

1.1       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.

2. Types of Cookies

2.1       The cookies described below are used to improve the website and do not contain any personal information that would allow us to identify you (such as your name or other contact details), although the cookies do allow us to distinguish you from other users of the website, identify repeat visitors, the type of content and sites to which a visitor links, the length of time each visitor spends at any particular area of the website and the specific functionalities that visitors choose to use. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when your browse the website.

2.2       By using this site, you consent to the use of the following cookies:

Cookie Name Purpose
Cookie preference civicCookieControl This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.
Universal Analytics (Google) _ga




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

Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data

YouTube cookies PREF*




We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.PREF – * Expires after eight months

VSC – * expires at the end of your session

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE – *expires after eight months

remote_sid – * expires at the end of your session


First party cookies

Cookie Name Purpose Session / Persistent Length of Storage
WordPress_test_cookie WordPress cookie to test if cookies are in use Session n/a
wp-settings- WordPress cookie used to customise certain features on the Website Session n/a
wp-settings-time- WordPress cookie used to customise certain features on the Website Session n/a
PHPSESSID Allows us to track the current User’s session ID Session n/a
_session_id To help identify a specific user Session n/a
session_last_active_at To track if a user can be given cached content Session n/a
_csrf_token Token to stop cross-site request forgery Session n/a
user_id To help identify a specific user who has ticked ‘Remember me’ Persistent Two weeks
ahoy_visit, ahoy_visitor To help identify a specific user across multiple devices. We use the ahoy library for this. Persistent Four hours (visit) / two years (visitor)
traffic_source If a visitor has come to site from a promotional campaign, this records campaign details we can measure the effectiveness of campaigns. Persistent 30 days
browser_prompt If a browser is unsupported, we may display a warning banner. This cookie records if a user has dismissed this banner. Persistent One week

Third party cookies

Service Purpose Cookie detail
Google Analytics Website usage statistics
Google Display Network Display Ads
CloudFlare Content delivery network for improving performance
vzaar Playing audio and video that we are not using the vzaar VAST advertising feature.
VWO A/B testing

2.3       The website may display video content using Adobe Flash Player. Adobe uses Flash cookies (also known as Local Shared Objects) to help improve your experience as a visitor and save your preferences. Flash cookies are stored on your device in much the same way as usual cookies, but your browser manages them differently. If you wish to disable or delete a Flash cookie, see Adobe Flashplayer Security Settings. Please bear in mind, though, that if you disable Flash cookies for the website you may be unable to access certain elements of the website.

3. How To Disable Cookies

3.1      You have the right to accept or stop cookies from being stored on your device at any time by modifying the settings in your web browser to reflect your cookie preferences. Please refer to your browser instructions or the “Help” function within your browser to show you how. Alternatively you may wish to use an online tool to help you opt out of the collection and use of information by visiting Please note that you may not be able to use all the interactive features of the website if cookies are disabled.

3.2       To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit