Cookie Policy

Use of cookies by Calon Energy (updated May 2018)

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Timeout Purpose
Wordfence Security Plug-in wordfence_verifiedHuman 1 Day Wordfence security plugin to help protect against malicious site attacks
User Session laravel_session 2 hours Tracks user’s session (login etc.)
Attack XSRF-TOKEN 2 hours Used to protect against cross site request forgery attacks
Universal Analytics (Google) _utma 2 years These cookies are used for statistics tracking of a visitor to our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data
_utmb 30 minutes
_utmc When website is closed
_utmt 10 minutes
_utmz 6 months
Pop up cookie on wfvt_ 30 minutes Geographic location used for timezones etc.
catActCookies 30 days Tracks you have allowed cookies to be used on the website. We have a pop up appearing on the Calon Energy website, if users select ‘OK, thanks’ the cookie will persist for 30 days so they do not see the pop up again in that time.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit or

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit