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Find out more about how Cats Protection use cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your internet browser onto your computer or mobile device. Like most website providers Cats Protection uses cookies to enable us to make a link between you and the information you have provided while visiting our website so we can provide you with personalised content and give you a better experience when you return.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, although you can choose to disable them (see below). To ensure you get the best from our websites, we advise that users keep cookies active on their machine.

How do we use cookies?

The cookies we use are based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories and are categorised as:

  • Strictly necessary
  • Performance/Analytical
  • Functionality
  • Targeting or Advertising

Strictly Necessary

'Strictly Necessary' cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas, forms, shops and baskets. These cookies do not collect any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'Strictly Necessary':





CSRF protection


Session management


CSRF protection


CSRF protection


Umbraco CMS preview functionality


Umbraco CMS update checks


Session management


Stores user consent preferences for cookies



'Performance' cookies collect information about how you use our website eg which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how our website works, understand the interests of our users and measure how effective our advertising is.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'Performance':





Google Analytics


Google Analytics

_clck, clsk

Microsoft Clarity

_ce.clock_data, _ce.irv, _ce.s

Crazy Egg




Visual Website Optimizer (VWO)


'Functionality' cookies store information regarding user consent on loading specific features which then set third party cookies eg YouTube videos. The consent for using this type of cookie is requested the first time the user loads a page which uses a relevant feature.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'Functionality':




OptanonAlertBoxClosed, OptanonConsent

OneTrust cookie consent


Tracking user consent regarding cookie policies (multiple entries)

C, Uid, uids

This is often a generic cookie that could be set by various services, often related to tracking or preferences.

_ce.clock_data, _ce.irv, _ce.s:

Related to a service or application for tracking or personalisation.

Cebs, cebsp_

Often related to synchronizing user information across different services.

Targeting or Advertising

'Targeting' cookies record information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. They are linked to services provided by third parties, such as Facebook and other social media sites. The third party provides these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website.

We use the Conversion API with your consent to connect to our website to share marketing data in a hashed (unidentified) format.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'Targeting':





Typically associated with Microsoft Clarity, a user behavior analytics tool.

CM, CM14

Used for tracking and marketing purposes, often set by third-party ad services.


Related to first-party tracking identifiers.


Related to Microsoft services for tracking or personalisation. 


Microsoft User Identifier, used widely across Microsoft services to identify unique users.


Associated with Xandr (formerly AppNexus), used for advertising and tracking purposes.

ad-id, ad-privacy

Enables the use of the share functionality across a variety of social networks.

Anj, Icu, uuid2

Used by AppNexus for advertising purposes, tracking and advertising.


Related to tracking services, potentially by Tealium or another tag management system.

_tt_enable_cookie, _ttp, tt_chain_token, ttwid

TikTok tracking conversions and user behaviour.

_uetsid, _uetvid

Bing Ads Universal Event Tracking cookies, used for remarketing and tracking.

You are able to opt in to having your data used for targeting purposes using the tool on our website. If you choose not to, your data will not be used for these purposes.

How to disable cookies

You can adjust the cookie settings for this site at any time using the gear icon in the bottom left corner of the page.

You can manually disable and enable cookies on your computer or mobile device. The process will depend on your browser and is usually part of your 'Security settings'. However, if you disable cookies from your browser you will experience issues while trying to view or interact with our website as some features may not work.

Changes to this policy and further information

We may update our use of cookies, and this policy, from time to time so please check regularly to keep up to date. For further information about managing and disabling cookies, you can refer to your browser's help section or user guide. You can also find out more about cookies and how to disable them at or

For more information on how we use your data, please see our privacy policy

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