Cookie Policy

We put small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

Cookies are used to:

  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again

Find out more about how to manage cookies.

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties. The cookies used on this site are listed below along with an explanation of their purpose.

How cookies are used on Caribbean Council

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use www.caribbean-council.org. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on www.caribbean-council.org 
- how long you spend on each www.caribbean-council.org page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Name Purpose Expires

_utma Determines the number of unique visitors to the site 2 years

_utmb This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site 30 minutes

_utmc This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser when you close your browser

_utmz This provides information about how you reached the site (eg from another website or a search engine) 6 months

We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website. Google Analytics stores IP address anonymously on its servers in the US, and neither www.caribbean-council.org or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information. These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.

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