Use of Cookies by Global Events List

As explained in our privacy policy, “cookies” and similar technologies enable a website to work, or work more efficiently, as well as provide information and additional services. This page explains the use of cookies and similar tools set by the Global Events List (

The tables below explain the main cookies set by the site and their purpose:

Service Cookie Name Purpose More Info
Global Events List ASP.NET_SessionId ASP.NET issues a cookie called ASP.NET_SessionId. This cookie contains the user's session ID and the cookie will expire at the end of the session (when you close your browser). This cookie does not store personal data about you. Microsoft Support
Google Analytics _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz These web analytics cookies, provided by Google Inc., are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google Analytics Privacy Overview
Google Maps SNID, NID, PREF These cookies are used by Google to store user preferences and information when viewing pages with Google maps on them. Google Privacy Policy
AddThis uid, di/dt, bt, uvc, ssc/psc/uvc, loc, uss/ups, ssh/sshs, dbm These cookies, provided by Clearspring Technologies, Inc., are used in conjunction with the AddThis to enable you to share our content through email, social networking sites, blogs and more. AddThis Privacy

Option to decline use of cookies

You can prevent your browser from accepting certain cookies, have the browser require your consent before a new cookie is placed in your browser, or block cookies altogether by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser's privacy preferences menu. To avoid receiving cookies on the browser of your mobile device, you will need to refer to its user manual. For information on how to opt-out of cookies set by our suppliers, please visit the applicable links listed in the tables above.