Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy


“Cookies” are data files that a Web site sends to your computer while you are viewing our website. These data files include information that allows our website to remember important information that will make your use of the website more efficient and useful to you. Our website uses cookies for a variety of purposes. We use cookie technology and IP addresses to obtain non-personal information from online visitors, and also to provide registered visitors with the best possible personalized online experience.



Cookies We Use

General Website’s Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies must be accepted and cannot be turned off. They are required for the proper functioning of the website, and are typically only set in response to actions you take on the site. You can block these using settings in your web browser, but certain portions of the site will cease to function properly. Necessary cookies allow us to offer you the best possible experience when accessing and navigating through our website and using its features. For example, these cookies let us recognize that you have created an account and have logged into that account.

NameSourcePurposeStorage duration indicates if cookies are enabledBrowser session
chapterEWMD.orgthis is required for login/logout and managing the additional chapter sitesBrowser session
PHPSESSID EWMD.orgtracks session length Browser session
Members Area’s Strictly Necessary Cookies

In addition, we use cookies which are only strictly necessary if you access our Member’s Area. So, these cookies are only set when a user logs in to access the Members Area. They are required if you wish to visit restricted areas of the site, and access member-only content. Functionality cookies let us operate the site in accordance with the choices you make. For example, we will recognize your username and remember how you customized the site during future visits.




Storage duration


indicates if someone is logged in. This is required for login/logout and member only pages.

Browser session


indicates of a member is logged in.

Browser session


used to identify the organization website of which the user is signed in

4 hours


this is required for accessing pages or content that is restricted by member type.

Browser session


this is required for accessing pages or content that is restricted by member type.

Browser session


these cookies store user settings for columns displayed, search values, and other values concerning various tables throughout the MMS.

1 year


used to return the user back to their previous place after having after having left the system to make payment for membership dues.

2 days


allows EWMD chapters to work when crossing between chapters on one login

Browser session


Tracking and Performance Cookies

These cookies enable us and third-party services to collect aggregated data for statistical purposes on how our visitors use the website. These cookies do not contain personal information such as names and email addresses and are used to help us improve your user experience of the website. This information is collected using Google Analytics - if you wish to opt out, you may do so by installing the browser plugin


NameSourcePurposeStorage duration
__utma, __utmb, __utmc, and __utmvGoogleestablished by Google Analytics, these cookies track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. Google Analytics uses the information from this cookie to calculate things like Days and Visits to purchase. They also track where the visitor came from, what search engine was used, what link you clicked on, what keyword you used, and where they were in the world when you accessed the website. Depends on your browser but no more than 2 years
_ga, _gid, _ga_ , _gac_gb_Google established by Google Analytics, these cookies differentiate users and sessions.Depends on your browser but no more than 2 years
variousYoutubeYouTube videos are embedded on various page of this site, and they include cookies that are used by YouTube to add relevant advertising and suggested videos to the player.varies