Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how visitors use the site's services. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, small text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. No personally identifiable information is collected about visitors to this website.

The anonymous information generated by Google Analytics is transmitted directly to Google and processed to compile statistical reports on activity as it relates to this site. The aggregated information is used by myself to determine the relative popularity of the site's services, informing future decisions on where best to spend development time to better meet visitor's needs.

Google's privacy policy is formally defined here.

Opting Out

Users wishing to prevent their data from being used by Google Analytics may install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, available from https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Cookies

This website uses “cookies”, to retain information between sessions. These are stored on the user's machine so that subsequent page loads are initialised with the user's preferred Transmit Location. The values of the cookie are not stored by the server nor distributed to any third party.

txlat, txlng
Coordinates of the preferred Transmit location.
rxlat, rxlng
Coordinates of the preferred Receive location.
locale
Used by the site to store and ISO code identifying the user's prefrerred langauge (e.g. 'de', 'es', etc.). User's who only use English may not see this cookie.
traffic
A string representing the preferred traffic type, used to set the Traffic drop down menus when a page is opened.
mute-wwv-msg
This cookie is set when a user closes a WWV warning message and is used to suppress further messages for three hours (the interval at which WWV warnings are published).
session
Created by the Flask Framework used to build the site. Proppy does not store any values in this cookie.
_ga, _gat
Used by Google Analytics to distinguish (not identify) users and throttle requests respectively. Further details of these cookies may be found at the Google Developers page, https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.

The cookies are not encrypted and current values may be readily examined using a browser's cookie manager. All cookies, with the exception of 'mute-wwv-msg', are designed to persist between sessions for up to six months but may be deleted by the user at any time.

HTTPS

It is recommended that users access the site using the secure https protocol; https://soundbytes.asia/proppy