Cookie Details

The following table shows the cookies set by swimming.org, along with their purpose.

For more information on what cookies are and links showing how to configure what cookies you browser will accept, have a look at our cookie information page.

Internal Cookies

Cookie CategoryPurpose
Session trackingAllow you to log into our website, complete feedback forms, comment on articles and other interactive functionality.
“Remember me”Allow you to remain logged into our website between sessions (visits).
PreferencesStores your preferences such as whether you have hidden the cookie information header bar, or whether you should be directed to the MySwimming page on return visits.

External and Third Party Cookies

Cookie CategoryCookie ProviderPurpose
Anonymous visit informationGoogle AnalyticsGoogle Analytics allows us to track visitor trends and the performance of our website over time. Google Analytics uses a number of cookies to track.
Social media sharingAddThis, Facebook, Twitter and Google PlusAllow you to easily share articles, photos and other content on our website via social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.
InfrastructureAmazon Web ServicesOur website is hosted using Amazon Web Services. This service sets a single cookie to ensure the website performs optimally for all users.
SecurityCloudFlareThe CloudFlare cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.
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