Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The sections below explain the cookies we use and why.

Functional Cookies

Essential

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to access and use the features of the secure areas of our website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided. You cannot opt out of these cookies.

  • .followTheFish.antiforgery - This is an anti-forgery token (used to prevent CSRF attacks). When a use requests a web form a CSRF token is set in the browser as a cookie, with a matching token being attached to the form as a hidden field. When the form is submitted, the form token is checked against the cookie token in order to verify that the form was not submitted by a third party.
  • .followTheFish.identity - This cookie keeps track of a users sign in state.
Optional
  • .followTheFish.consent - This cookie determines whether a user has consented to the use of non-essential cookies. All other optional cookies, as well as tracking cookies are disabled by default until this cookie has been accepted.
  • .followTheFish.session - This is a cookie generated by the web server and used for session management in the web application for HTTP protocol. Since HTTP is a stateless protocol there is no way for Web Server to relate two separate requests coming from the same client and Session management is the process to track user session using different session management techniques like Cookies and URL Rewriting.
  • .followTheFish.tempData - This cookie is used to temporarily store data between requests, such as messages to be displayed.
  • ARRAffinity - This cookie ensures that all your page requests for FollowThe.Fish are sent to the same web server for the duration of your session.
  • microsoft.com cookies - FollowThe.Fish makes use of the Microsoft Azure Maps Service which requires the use of a number of cookies provided by Microsoft.

Tracking Cookies

  • ai_session, ai_user - Those cookie names are associated with the Microsoft Application Insights software, which collects statistical usage and telemetry information for apps built on the Azure cloud platform. ai_session - This is a unique anonymous session identifier cookie. ai_user - This is a unique user identifier cookie enabling counting of the number of users accessing the application over time.