Welcome to the findmyseahorse.com cookie policy

How we use cookies

The findmyseahorse website  and the seahorse webapp (“Our Site”) use cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users.  By using cookies, We are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve Our Site by better understanding how you use it.  Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it.  Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if you continue using Our Site.  If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately.

1.Definitions and Interpretation

In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:


means a small file consisting of letters and numbers that Our Site downloads to your computer or device;


Means Human Technology Limited, a company registered in England under 1069142

“Local Storage”

Means: Some web applications can store data locally within the user’s browser. Before HTML5, application data had to be stored in ‘cookies’, included in every server request. Local Storage is more secure, and data can be stored locally, without affecting website performance.

Details of these files used by Our Site(s) are set out in section 7, below.

2. How Does Our Site Use Cookies?

We use the following types of cookie:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

A cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.

Analytics Cookies

It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use.  Analytics cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.

Functionality Cookies

Functionality cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences.

Targeting Cookies

It is also important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have clicked on).  As with analytics cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests.   [ Some information gathered by targeting cookies may also be shared with third parties. ]

Persistent Cookies

Any of the above types of cookie may be a persistent cookie.  Persistent cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

Session Cookies

Any of the above types of cookie may be a session cookie.  Session cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser.  Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

For more specific details of the cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.

3. What Cookies Does Our Site Use?


Google.com 1P_JAR. These cookies are used to gather website statistics.


APISID Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps



Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps


Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps


Used by Google they enable integration of the Google+ plug-in within our web site.


Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps


Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps


Security cookie to protect users data from unauthorised access


Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps


The “__cfduid” cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic.


Created by analytics.js (Google Analytics) to store the Client ID, but the cookie’s name, domain, and expiration time can all be customized. 


analytics.js generates a UUID and sets this as anonymousId for all new visitors to your site.


This doesn’t currently store anything.


Created by analytics.js to collect data about user’s usage.


The custom name for the Amplitude cookie. Amplitude is used to capture user events.


intercom-*, Cookies set by intercom for its real time support chat system.


Used by Mixpanel Tracks site navigation, responsiveness, and other metrics to helps improve visitors’ experience on our sites

4. How You Can Control Cookies

Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default.  You can change these settings if you wish, however please be aware that this is not generally a per-site setting and will prevent all websites from using cookies, not just Ours.  Please also be aware that by disabling cookies in your browser, you may impair the functionality of Our Site will not function

The links below provide instructions on how to control cookies in all mainstream browsers:

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB

Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835

Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge  (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)

Safari (OSX): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB

Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265

Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en  (Please refer to your device’s documentation for more information)

5. Changes to this Cookie Policy

We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time.  If We do so, details of the changes will be highlighted at the top of this page.    Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made.  You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

6. Local Storage

Our Site may place and access certain first party Local Storage files on your computer or device. These are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Local Storage to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our Products. For more details, please refer to section 5, above, and to section 6.4 below.

All Local Storage used by and on Our Site(s) are used in accordance with current UK and EU Law.

Certain features of Our Site depend on Local Storage files in order to function. UK and EU Law deems these files to be “strictly necessary”. The intention and use of these files are dynamic in nature, and are shown below in section 12.4. This section may well change occasionally, depending upon the data required by the site or product in question.  Your consent will not be sought to place these files; however, you may still block these Local Storage files by changing your internet browser’s settings. Please be aware that Our Site may not work as intended if you elect to do this. We have taken great care to ensure that your privacy is not at risk by allowing the

7. What Local Storage files are placed on your computer by Our Site?


Cookie created by PouchDB an open-source JavaScript database inspired by Apache CouchDB that is designed to run well within the browser.


Cookie created by PouchDB an open-source JavaScript database inspired by Apache CouchDB that is designed to run well within the browser.


Stored information of current user state, this data is used by genesis.


Stored data using pouchdb, this data is used by genesis.

8. Further Information

If you would like to know more about how We use cookies, please contact Us at hello@human-technology.com

For more information about cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org  (this is an external link and We are not responsible for its content).

For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please refer to the information provided to you in the Genesis invite email.  

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