Cookie Policy puts small files (known as “cookies”) onto your computer to collect information about how you use our site.

Cookies are used to:

  • Measure how you use the website, so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
  • Remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again

Hideaway Studios does not use cookies to identify you personally.
You will normally see a message appear on the site before we store a cookie on your computer.
Find out more about how to manage cookies.

How we use cookies on

Measuring website usage

Hideaway Studios uses the Google Analytics tool to collect data that we use to improve your experience of our website.

The cookies we use are:

Name Purpose Duration
_ga Used to distinguish users. 2 years
_gid Used to distinguish users. 24 hours
_gat Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_. 1 minute
AMP_TOKEN Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. 30 seconds to 1 year
_gac_ Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Learn more. 90 days

Our Introductory Message

We are legally obliged to tell you that we use cookies on our site and gain your consent to their use. We do this via a pop-up message when you first visit We store a cookie on your computer so that we know that you have acknowledged the pop-up and the site knows not to show it again:

Name Purpose Duration
cookie-agreed Records whether or not the cookies notification pop-up has been acknowledged by the user. 1 month

Content Management System

We use the WordPress content management system on this website, which also sets a number of cookies:

Name Purpose Duration
tk_ai Stores a randomly-generated anonymous ID. This is only used within the admin area and is used for general analytics tracking. Browser session
wordpress_logged_in_[hash] This indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use. 2 weeks
wp-settings-{time}-[UID] This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. 2 weeks

Denial of Service Prevention

We use CloudFlare to detect and block suspicious traffic that may cause a denial of service, which uses the following cookie:

Name Purpose Duration
__cfduid DDoS Prevention. Browser session

Third Party Cookies

First-party cookies are those that we set for; third party cookies are cookies that originate from different websites. We do not control the setting of third-party cookies, so if you are concerned you should check the policy on the third-party website.