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Some cookies are essential for websites to work and others remember things about you to give you a better and more enjoyable experience online. They are small files which are stored on your computer when you visit a website however cannot be used to identify you personally and are not harmful to your computer.
Cookies for website info
We're constantly improving our website based on what our visitors do and the pages you look at. These cookies record anonymous information about visits and clicks on each web page.
|Product name||Cookie name||Features||Persistent or session||Retention|
|Coremetrics (1st party domain)||cmTPSet||Used to collect technical properties (browser, OS etc.)||Session||Browser close|
|Coremetrics (1st party domain)||CoreID6||Stores visitor ID number||Persistent||20 years|
|Coremetrics (1st party domain)||[########]_clogin||Used to define sessions||Session||Browser close|
|Coremetrics (1st party domain)||cmRS||Used to track specific intra-site links||Session||Browser close|
|Google Analytics||_ga||Website analytics||Persistent||2 years|
|Google Analytics||_gat||Website analytics||Persistent||Session + 30 mins|
|Qubit||_qsst_s||Website analytics||Session||Browser close|
|Qubit||_qst_s||Website analytics||Persistent||1 year|
|VWO||_vis_opt_s||Website testing||3 months||2 years|
|VWO||_vis_opt_test_cookie||Website testing||Session||Browser close|
|DC Storm||msc1883||Website analytics||Persistent||1 year|
|VWO||_vwo_uuid_v2||Website analytics||Persistent||1 year|
|Unique visitorIDs used by Experience Cloud
solutions to uniquely identify visitors.
|Adobe Analytics||s_cc||Boolean||Session||Browser close|
|Adobe Analytics||s_sq||Boolean||Session||Browser close|
|Adobe Analytics||s_vi||Time/date stamp||Persistent||2 years|
|Adobe Audience Manager||Demdex||The demdex cookie contains a Unique User ID (UUID)
as shown in the example below:
|Adobe Audience Manager||Dextp||The dextp cookie contains a data provider name
or ID and a UNIX UTC timestamp
formatted as pipe-delimited strings.
In the examples, italics represents a variable
|Adobe Audience Manager||dst||The DST cookie contains sets of destination IDs and UNIX
time-stamps formatted as pipe-delimited strings.
In the examples, italics represents a variable placeholder.
Syntax: destination ID - UNIX UTC timestamp
|Adobe Audience Manager||_dp||This is a temporary cookie. Audience Manager tries to
set the _dp cookie to determine if it can set
other cookies in the demdex.net domain in a third-party context.
When _dp is set it contains a value of 1.
Audience Manager reads this value and immediately
removes the cookie. If the _dp cookie is not present,
Audience Manager knows it cannot set cookies.
Cookies that save your settings
Persistent or session
|saved-searches||Remember user searches||Persistent||1 year|
|VHOLS_NEW_REQUEST||Caching toggle||Session||Browser close|
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Session cookies – allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. They may be used for a variety of purposes such as remembering what a user has put in their shopping basket as they browse around a site. These session cookies expire after a browser session so will not be stored longer term. For this reason session cookies may sometimes be considered less privacy intrusive than persistent cookies.
Persistent cookies – are stored on a visitors’ computer in between browser sessions which allows the preferences or actions of the visitor across a website site to be remembered. Persistent cookies may be used for a variety of purposes including remembering visitors’ preferences and choices when using a website or to target advertising.
First and third party cookies – Whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the website or domain placing the cookie. First party cookies are cookies set the particular website that the user has chosen to visit. Third party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than the one being visited by the user.
How to control and delete cookies
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Alternatively, visit www.aboutcookies.org which will give you useful information on how to restrict cookies and delete cookies. For information on how to delete or restrict cookies on your mobile phone refer to your handset manual. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the website.