Lifebox cookies policy



Lifebox uses cookies to help improve your experience on our website. Learn all about them below.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of data or message that is sent from a website’s server to your web browser and is then stored on your hard drive. They’re generally used to improve your user experience by – for example – remembering what’s in your online shopping basket or keeping you logged in on a website as you navigate from one page to another. Cookies can’t read data off your hard drive or other cookie files, and do not damage your system.

Consent for cookies

The first time you access the website, you will be asked if you consent to receiving cookies. If you agree, cookies will be retained on your browser for that visit and for each time you subsequently access the website.

You also have an option not to use this feature, in which case no cookies will be retained on your browser. If you want to opt out of using cookies in future then you can do so. It is important to note that if you change your settings and block cookies then our web site may not work so well. Your browser may be able to reject cookies, or to warn you before you download cookies, and information regarding this can be found in your browser’s help facility.

How does Lifebox use cookies?

  • We use cookies so that you have a good experience when you visit our website.
  • To remember your preferences such as language so that it is easier for you to navigate our website
  • To track how visitors use our website so that we can improve and update our the site
  • To help manage your donation experience

Please see a full list of cookies on our website below.

Cookie Name Purpose
Category: preferences Enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
lang Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website
Category: statistics Help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
_utma Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as  well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.
_utmb Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
_utmc A timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
 _utmt Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.
 _utmz Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine as used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.
 _ga Registers unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
 _gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
 _gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
 vuid Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.
Category: marketing Used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
PREF Registers a  unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
 YSC Registers a  unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
Classy – Lifebox Donate platform AWS Elastic Load Balance Cookie – used to route requests correctly
AWSELB Cross Site Request forgery token, used by classy to validate and secure form submissions
CSRF-TOKEN Related to users session
JSESSIONID Not sure – related to users session
PHPSESSID User session id – used to for logging in
XSRF-TOKEN Cross site request forgery token, used to validate and secure the login form
_ga Lifebox/Classy Google analytics – used to track users coming from lifebox.org
_gat_classyTrack Lifebox/Classy Google analytics – used to track users coming from lifebox.org
_gat_clientTrack Lifebox/Classy Google analytics – used to track users coming from lifebox.org
_gid Lifebox/Classy Google analytics – used to track users coming from lifebox.org
acceptCookies Classy cookie notice
ajs_anonymous_id Segment IO – used for analytics
connect.sid Socket connection id for Node/Express application
sid Google Analytics – Same as above
vuid Video added to donate page on Classy – https://vimeo.com/248358737
Lifebox impact map
__cfduid Cloudflare Security (like main site) – Required
 newsletter Controls whether you see the newsletter popup again