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Cookie Settings

Last updated:  14 January 2016

Cookie Provider

Name of Cookie

Purpose of Cookie

Type of Cookie

Duration of Cookie

Accept Cookie

Google Analytics

__utma

Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

First party

2 years

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Google Analytics

__utmt

Used to throttle request rate.

First party

10 minutes

 

Google Analytics

__utmb

Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

First party

30 mins

 

Google Analytics

__utmc

Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.

First party

End of browser session

 

Google Analytics

__utmz

Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

First party

6 months

 

Google Analytics

__utmv

Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

First party

2 years

 

Google Adwords

NID

Used to collect information on user preferences to help customise advertisements on other Google properties, such as Google search.

Third Party Persistent

6 months

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WebTrends

ACOOKIE

This cookie is used to identify a unique visitor and for sessionization. It is set by the tag server and contains the VisitorID, Site ID, Time of last access, and Time of start of visit

Third Party Persistent

2 years

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WebTrends

WT_FPC

This cookie is used to identify a unique visitor and for sessionization. It is set by the JavaScript and contains the VisitorID, Time of last access, and Time of start of visit

First Party Persistent

2 years

 

BrightCove

BC_BANDWIDTH

Detects initial bandwidth capability
for FMS streaming and progressive download deliveries

First party

current session

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Linkedin

LinkedIn Insight Tag

Enable in-depth campaign reporting and discover new business demographics by layering LinkedIn data to website visitors data. With the tag we will also be able to track all campaign metrics including Engagement against LinkedIn data and compare it against visitors that have not seen LinkedIn ads. The tag stores anonymous Business Demographic profile data for the user, not personally identifiable information.

Third Party Session

Stored for up to 6 months

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Facebook

EY USD's Pixel

This tag can be used for event tracking and remarketing purposes. We can create audiences of people depending on the events they perform and pages they visit, analyse the audiences once they reach a size of +10k, use them for retargeting and also for lookalike audience generation.

Third Party Session

180 days maximum

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Doubleclick

id

DoubleClick uses cookies to improve advertising. Some common applications are to target advertising based on what’s relevant to a user, to improve reporting on campaign performance, and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen.

Third Party

24 Months

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Twitter

id

Created after web shares via the web intents api.

Third Party

24 Months

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