Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.

We use cookies to store information about how you use the WaveOptics website, such as the pages you visit.

Cookie settings

We use 3 types of cookie. You can choose which cookies you're happy for us to use.

Cookies that measure website use

We use Google Analytics to measure how you use the website so we can improve it based on user needs. We do not allow Google to use or share the data about how you use this site.

Google Analytics sets cookies that store anonymised information about:

  • how you got to the site
  • the pages you visit, and how long you spend on each page
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site
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Name:_ga
Owner:Google Analytics
Purpose:Used to distinguish users
Duration:2 years
Name:_gat_gtag_UA_[0-9]*_[0-9]*
Owner:Google
Purpose:Used to throttle request rate
Duration:1 minute
Name:_gid
Owner:Google
Purpose:Used to distinguish users
Duration:24 hours
Name:vuid
Owner:Vimeo
Purpose:To store the user's usage history
Duration:2 years

Cookies that remember your settings

These cookies do things like remember your preferences and the choices you make, to personalise your experience of the site.

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Name:wp-settings-[0-9]*
Owner:wp-settings-[0-9]*
Purpose:wp-settings-[0-9]*
Duration:1 year
Name:wp-settings-time-[0-9]*
Owner:WordPress
Purpose:Time at which wp-settings-[0-9]* was set. Logged-in users only.
Duration:1 year
Name:wordpress_logged_in_[0-9a-zA-Z]{32}
Owner:WordPress
Purpose:Remember User session
Duration:Session
Name:player
Owner:Vimeo
Purpose:We embed videos from our official Vimeo channel. When you press play Vimeo will drop third party cookies to enable the the video to play and to collect analytics data such as how long a viewer has watched the video. These cookies do not track individuals.
Duration:1 year

Strictly necessary cookies

These essential cookies do things like remember if you are logged into the website and confirm that you’re a real person using the website (and not an automated bot).

They always need to be on.

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Name:wordpress_test_cookie
Owner:WordPress
Purpose:Tests that the browser accepts cookies
Duration:Session
Name:cookieconsent_status
Owner:WaveOptics
Purpose:To store cookie consent preferences
Duration:1 year

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