The cookies we use broadly fall into the following categories:
Necessary cookies: These help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Statistic cookies: These help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Marketing cookies: These are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
Unclassified cookies: These are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.
Here is a list of which cookies we use and why:
|__cfduid||Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.|
|AWSELB||Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.|
|JSESSIONID||Preserves users states across page requests.|
|__adiCookieCheck||Used to generate statistical data on what pages the user has visited and how often an ad click leads either to a purchase or other actions on the advertiser’s website.|
|_ga||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.|
|_gat||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.|
|_gid||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.|
|__fs_uid||Used by Fullstory to monitor how users navigate through our website. The information is collected in an anonymous form. We use the information to help us improve our website.|
|Collects anonymous statistical data related to the user’s website visits, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded. The purpose is to segment the website’s users according to factors such as demographics and geographical location, in order to enable media and marketing agencies to structure and understand their target groups to enable customised online advertising.|
|_ptq.gif||Sends data to the marketing platform Hubspot about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.|
|adiErr||Provides us with valuable insight in helping us understand visitor interaction between our website and call centre.|
|ads/ga-audiences||Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites.|
|ads/user-lists/#||Provider: Google. Purpose: unclassified|
|AWSALB||Allows Amazon Web Services to deliver their service seamlessly from multiple services using a load balancer, so the cookie simply records which server cluster is serving you.|
|c||Provider: Rubicon. Purpose: unclassified|
|collect||Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.|
|fr||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.|
|hsfirstvisit||Used by the marketing platform Hubspot to determine if it is the users’ first visit to the website.|
|hubspotutk||Keeps track of a visitor’s identity. This cookie is passed to the marketing platform HubSpot on form submission and used when de-duplicating contacts.|
|id||Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.|
|IDE||Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.|
|Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user’s movement on websites that use the same ad network.|
|noShowWelcome||Ensures the cookie consent notice is only displayed if the user hasn’t been shown it before.|
|r/collect||Provider: DoubleClick. Purpose: unclassified|
|rpx||Provider: Rubicon. Purpose: unclassified|
|test_cookie||Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.|
|Provider: unknown. Purpose: unclassified.|
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