Cookie Usage on OPENHIVE Sites

OPNEHIVE use cookies to enhance the user experience on most websites, and in many cases these are required for the website to function correctly. Cookies are small text files that are automatically placed on your computer when you visit the website. The vast majority of websites on the internet use cookies.

The purpose of our cookies is to make the website function correctly, to personalise the website to your preferences, and to collect information about your visit which will help us improve the website in the future. We never collect information that could identify you, or pass information to any third parties.

The following cookies are used by the OPENHIVE services:

​​Cookie ​Name Expiry​ Purpose​
​​​Google Analytics​​ ​__UTMA ​​2 years ​Required for the Google Analytics user tracker. ​​​ ​ ​
​__UTMB ​30 minutes
​__UTMC ​Session
__UTMZ​ 6 months
Cookie Message ​viewed_cookie_policy 1 year​ ​Stores user choice of accepting cookie policy

Managing Cookies

Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings. Below are guidelines for managing your cookies in the most popular browsers:

Internet Explorer

Open Internet Explorer, click the Tools button, select Safety then click Delete browsing history, select the Cookies checkbox and then click Delete.


Open Firefox, click the Firefox button (top left) then Options, select the Privacy tab then select “remove individual cookies”.

Google Chrome

Open Google Chrome, click the Spanner image in the top right corner, select Settings, then click “show advanced settings”. In the Privacy section click the Content Settings button, in the Cookies section click the “All cookies and site data” button, then click the Remove all button at the top of the list.


Open Safari, select the Options icon (top right corner ‘spanner image’), then select Preferences, click the Privacy tab, select the Details button and then click Remove all.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit Google Analytics Opt Out.

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