Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies…

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately is most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

Provided below are the cookies that we set to help provide you with a better experience;

Cookies: Necessary

Name Purpose Expiry
__cfduid Used to identify trusted network traffic for our live chat provider 365 days
JSESSIONID Preserves user state across page requests On browser close
SESS# Preserves user state across page requests On browser close

Cookies: Preferences

Name Purpose Expiry
wfvt_# Remembers the user’s submitted data when a comment is submitted in a blog post. On browser close
crl-gdpr Remembers the users option to not display the cookie information banner 1 day

Cookies: Statistics

Name Purpose Expiry
__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. On browser close
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 730 days
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate On browser close
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. On browser close
dtCookie Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. On browser close
optimizelyBuckets Stores settings on Optimizely user experience experiments and variations that the visitor has been bucketed in to. This ensures the visitor consistently sees the same variation, even over multiple sessions. 3650 days
optimizelyEndUserId Used to measure how selected users react to targeted changes to the website’s content and functionality, in order to determine what variation is most efficacious in terms of converting users to customers. 3650 days
optimizelyPendingLogEvents Used by Optimizely as a cache of a user’s actions between tracking calls. On browser close
optimizelySegments Used by Optimizely to store the user’s audience and dimension information (e.g ., browser, campaign, mobile, source type, custom dimensions). 3650 days
v.gif Tracking pixel On browser close

Cookies: Marketing

Name Purpose Expiry
#.gif Tracking pixel On browser close
__adroll Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 365 days
__ar_v4 Optimises ad display based on the user’s movement combined and various advertiser bids for displaying user ads.
__zlcmid Preserves users states across page requests. 365 days
_ansscnt Unclassified On browser close
_hjIncludedInSample Determines if the user’s navigation should be registered in a certain statistical placeholder. On browser close
_te_ Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. On browser close
_uuid Unclassified 365 days
0123456789 Unclassified On browser close
adrl Unclassified 90 days
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. On browser close
APID Unclassified 365 days
B Collects anonymous 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 registered data is used to categorise the users’ interest and demographical profiles with the purpose of customising the website content depending on the visitor.
bkdc 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. 179 days
bku 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. 179 days
c Regulates synchronisation of user identification and exchange of user data between various ad services. 365 days
ck1 Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads. 179 days
cm.gif Unclassified On browser close
CMDD Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads. On browser close
CMID Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads. 365 days
CMPRO Unclassified 90 days
CMPS Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads. 90 days
CMRUM3 Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads. 365 days
CMSC Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads. On browser close
CMST Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads. On browser close
collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. On browser close
fr Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 90 days
has_data Unclassified 365 days
i 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. 365 days
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. 365 days
IDSYNC Unclassified 365 days
KADUSERCOOKIE Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network. The ID is used to allow targeted ads. 90 days
khaos 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. 365 days
KRTBCOOKIE_# Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network. The ID is used to allow targeted ads. 29 days
lpv73442 Unclassified On browser close
MUID Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains. 365 days
MUIDB Unclassified 365 days
optimizely_data$$first_session Used for targeted advertising. On browser close
pardot Unclassified On browser close
PUBMDCID Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network. The ID is used to allow targeted ads. 90 days
PugT Unclassified 29 days
put_# 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. 365 days
rlas3 Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads. 179 days
rpb 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. 29 days
rpx Unclassified 29 days
rtn1-z Unclassified 179 days
rum Unclassified On browser close
sa-user-id Unclassified 1825 days
sa-user-id-v2 Unclassified 1825 days
sess Unclassified 365 days
stx_user_id Unclassified 365 days
suid/1011 Unclassified On browser close
sync/v1 Unclassified On browser close
t_gid Unclassified 365 days
taboola_usg Unclassified 365 days
tab.php Unclassified On browser close
test_cookie Used to determine if the users browser supports cookies. On browser close
tluid Unclassified 90 days
tr Unclassified On browser close
tuuid Registers whether or not the user has consented to the use of cookies. 365 days
tuuid_last_update Unclassified 730 days
tuuid_lu Unclassified 365 days
U Collects unidentifiable data that is sent to an unidentifiable source. The source’s identity is kept secret by the company, Who is Privacy Protection Service, Inc. 90 days
UID{32} Unclassified On browser close
ul_cb/sync On browser On browser close
um2 Unclassified 730 days
user_id Unclassified 3650 days
uuid2 Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 90 days
visitor Unclassified 365 days
visitor_id# Unclassified 3650 days
visitor_id#-hash Unclassified 3650 days
voluum_dsp_user Unclassified 30 days
w/1.0/sd Unclassified On browser close
xuid Unclassified On browser close
yandexuid Unclassified 3560 days
zuid Unclassified 365 days

Cookies: Unclassified

Name Purpose Expiry
__zlcid Unclassified On browser close
__zlcstore Unclassified On browser close
_biz_dfsA Unclassified 365 days
_biz_flagsA Unclassified 365 days
_biz_kvpA Unclassified On browser close
_biz_nA Unclassified 365 days
_biz_pendingA Unclassified 365 days
_biz_sid Unclassified On browser close
_biz_uid Unclassified 365 days
_BUID Unclassified 365 days
_uetsid Unclassified On browser close
_vwo_uuid_v2 Unclassified 365 days
adiLP Unclassified On browser close
adiS Unclassified On browser close
adiV Unclassified 365 days
adiVi Unclassified On browser close
AWSALB (x15) Unclassified 6-7 days
buid_# Unclassified 13 days
cookie_id Unclassified 365 days
https://tracking.monsido.com/ Unclassified On browser close
m/ipv Unclassified On browser close
monsido Unclassified 29 days
referrer/img.php Unclassified On browser close

Cookies: Other / Third Party

Included in the tables above are all cookies set by our website including those provided by trusted third parties. For example if you share our content via social shares, each platform will add its own cookies. You can find out more by following the links below;

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.