The Estimation, Search, and Planning (ESP) Research Group website (i.e., robotic-esp.com) puts small files (known as 'cookies') on your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.
Cookies are used to:
- measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs, and
- remember the notifications you've seen so that we don't show them to you again.
How cookies are used on ESP
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use this website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:
- how you got to ESP,
- what you click on while you're visiting ESP,
- what pages you visit on ESP, and
- how long you spend on each ESP page.
We do not have access to or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.
We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
|_ga||Helps us count how many people visit ESP by tracking if you've visited before.||2 years|
|_gid||Helps us count how many people visit ESP by tracking if you've visited before.||24 hours|
|_gat_gtag_UA_131519432_1||Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made||1 minute|
You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.
We use YouTube to provide videos on some pages of the site. YouTube sets cookies when you interact with these videos.
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Helps Youtube count the views of embedded Youtube videos.||9 months|
|_use_hitbox||A randomly generated number that identifies your browser.||When you close your browser|