Privacy and Cookies

Brathay Challenges value your privacy and want to be open and transparent about the data and technology used by our website.

We have a full list of policy documents that apply to our team and the way we engage in business with participants. Please refer to our supporting information page for this where our policies can be downloaded in a PDF format.


Like most websites, the Brathay Challenges website uses cookies that allow us to provide an enhanced visitor experience. We also use Google Analytics to capture anonymous browsing information so we can see statistical information about how our website is being used.

Google Analytics

The following cookies are used by Google Analytics.

Cookie Name Duration Purpose
__ga 2 years Used for Google Analytics. The value contains 4 references separated by dots and is used to distinguish users. 1. The version number of analytics being used 2. The number of dots in the domain name (to confirm the domain path) 3. Random generated field to identify a user (not personally) 4. Timestamp of the first time the cookie was set for that user
__gat 10 minutes This cookie doesn't store any information, but is used to provide advertising features such as remarketing using Google Adwords.
__gid 24 hours Used by Google Analytics to distinguish individual users.

In additional to the above cookies set by our site, we would recommend that you make yourself aware of the privacy policies of the respective social media platforms.

Online Payments

Some items on our website may require payment or donation to be made online. Our payment gateway is Stripe which may collect additional cookies for the purpose of being able to process your payment.

All payments are secured using a 256-bit encrypted SSL certificate.