How we use Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information that lets a website store useful information to make for a better experience.

The Running Awards uses 2 kinds of cookies. The first type are ones that we directly set, and the second are ones that our trusted partners set.

The ones that we set are essential to the site's behaviour, so we assume that you're happy for us to store them. They help us know that you are logged in and where you have come from in the website so that we can store your votes and send you to the correct pages.

We use third party cookies set by:-

  • Google Analytics
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

Each of these will have their own cookie policy which you should refer to if you want to opt-out of those.

Our cookies

running_last_visit
Tells us the last time you visited the website

running_tracker
Tracks the last 5 pages viewed by the user, and is used primarily for redirection after logging in etc

running_last_activity
Every time the state is updated (the page reloaded) the last activity is set to the current datetime. Used to determine expiry.

running_sessionid
Each logged in member is given a random session number so we can serve you the content right for you

running_expiration
Tells us when we should automatically log you out

ra_likes
Allows you to like, even when not logged in

If you would like to opt-out of our cookies, you can do so here. Please be aware: to remember that you don't want further cookies set we need to set one single cookie with that fact.