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Our Cookie Policy

This policy details how the Guyana Energy Conference & Supply Chain Expo (GECSCE) utilizes information gathered by cookies and other mentioned technologies. The terms of this policy apply to all users interacting with the website and application.

What are Cookies and Why do we use them?
Cookies are small data files generated by websites, that are sent to your browser to be stored in your system. They are used for the identification of users and their preferences in order for web hosts and advertisers to accurately direct content users would like to see. Cookies also provide anonymous information that is used to improve our website and services to be more user-friendly and improve user experience. Cookies generated to your system will not be harmful to the system and can be managed to be cleared or restricted from being downloaded if you choose this option. See generally how to manage your cookies below.

Cookie Management
Cookies are created when a user visits the Guyana Energy website and stored on your system unless specified that you do not wish to accept all cookies or this feature is turned off in your browser settings.
If you wish to clear your cookies, most browsers offer the options to deny, delete or modify them in their settings.
If it is your preference to deny cookies, please note that some website features may not function properly or event at all; this is the case for most websites.

Depending on the type of cookie, some cookies would last only for the session active while others would remain in order to remember the user and allow the website to function to their previous setting and preferences.

Here is a list of cookies activated on the website and their uses for transparency.

Cookie Duration Purpose Logged-in Users Only?
devicePixelRatio Browser default (1 year) Used to make the site responsive to the visitor’s screen size. No
wordpress_test_cookie Session Tests that the browser accepts cookies. No
_ga 2 years Google Analytics – Used to distinguish users. No
gat 1 minute Google Analytics – Used to throttle request rate. No
_gid 24 hours Google Analytics – Used to distinguish users. No
tk_ai 24 hours Jetpack – Stores the unique identifier for the publisher to enable Jetpack to collect data. No
tk_lr 1 year Jetpack – Stores the unique identifier for the publisher to enable Jetpack to collect data. No
tk_or 5 years Jetpack – Stores the unique identifier for the publisher to enable Jetpack to collect data. No
wp-settings-{user_id} 1 year Used to persist a user’s wp-admin configuration. Yes
wporg_logged_in
wporg_sec 14 days if you select “Remember Me” when logging in. Otherwise, Session. Used to check whether the current visitor is a logged-in WordPress.org user. Yes
wporg_locale 1 year Used to persist a user’s locale configuration. Yes

Third-Party Cookies and Technologies

Guyana Energy’s website would utilize third-party technologies from time to time that is used to also enhance the experience for users. These technologies can work standalone and in tangent with cookies in order to provide analytical patterns and information that can help monitor website functionalities and marketing strategies, for example, monitoring the success rate of digital links and advertisements by identifying how visitors arrived to the website.