The Raspberry Pi website, like most websites, uses small text files called cookies. This note provides information on what cookies are, which cookies Raspberry Pi uses, and how they can be controlled.
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website such as forums.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This lets us improve the way our website works, for example by helping us to ensure that users are easily finding what they are looking for.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you.
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
|_ga, _gid, _gat, _gat_gtag_UA-XXXXXXX-X||Google Analytics: allows us to analyse user experience on the website||1 week|
|countryCode||Records the country selected on a product page, pre-selecting that country on other product pages||Session|
|RPTLLB||Used for load balancing traffic so all requests from a user go to the same server||Session|
|_GRECAPTCHA||Set by reCAPTCHA for the purpose of providing its risk analysis. See Google’s documentation for further information.||6 months|
|phpbb3_XXXX_k, phpbb3_XXXX_sid, phpbb3_XXXX_u||Used to identify user sessions||1 month|
Product Information Portal:
|_product_information_session||Used to identify user sessions||1 week|
The MagPi, HackSpace, Wireframe, Custom PC & Digital SLR Photography:
|_magazines_session||Used to identify user sessions||Session|
|__stripe_mid, __stripe_sid||Set by Stripe for fraud prevention purposes and to assess the risk associated with an attempted contribution. See Stripe’s documentation for further information.||1 year and 30 minutes respectively|
For more information about the individual cookies we use, you can contact us at email@example.com.
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. We recommend you visit knowcookies.com for detailed guidance.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after we no longer use them.