The cookies used on our websites are categorised in accordance with the International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom Cookie Guide as follows:
- Cookies which are “strictly necessary” for functionality of the websites’ platforms. These cookies are essential in order to enable users to move around the websites and use their features.
- “Performance” cookies which collect information about how users navigate the websites, for example, which pages users access most frequently. They identify how users interact with our websites, any errors that occur, which pages are not used often, which pages take a long time to load, which pages users tend to visit and in what order. These cookies do not collect any information which could identify you and are only used to help us improve how our websites work and understand what interests our websites’ users.
- “Functionality” cookies which allow the websites to remember choices you make and your preferences as a logged in user (based on e.g. your user name).
- “Targeting or advertising” cookies used to deliver adverts relevant to an identified machine or other device (not a named or otherwise identifiable person) which are tailored to interests associated with the website activity tied to that machine or device. For example, if a cookie on a third party website recognises that a particular product was purchased from a particular device, that cookie may “talk to” marketing cookies on the websites to ensure advertisements about similar products are displayed with the websites are accessed from that device. These cookies are also used to limit the number of times a user sees an advertisement as well as to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They may also remember that the websites have been visited from a device and share that information with marketing organisations. The marketing cookies on our websites are operated by third parties with our permission. Marketing cookies are used to monitor from which advertising source a user was directed towards our websites so that we know whether it is worth us investing in that particular advertising source.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in our cookie table:
|Cookie Name||Party / Domain||Cookie Type / Duration||Category of Cookie||Purpose|
|_dc_gtm_UA-31218087-1||Google Analytics||Persistent / 30 minutes||First Party||Stores each user's amount of visits the time of the first visit the previous visit and the current visit|
|_ga||Google Analytics||Persistent / 2 years||First Party||Stores each user's amount of visits the time of the first visit the previous visit and the current visit|
|ATRK_a||Google Webmaster Tools||Persistent / 18 years||First Party||Monitor and maintain web site presence in Google Search results.|
|ATRK_t||Google Webmaster Tools||Session||First Party||Monitor and maintain web site presence in Google Search results.|
|ATRK_y||Google Webmaster Tools||Persistent / 30 minutes||First Party||Monitor and maintain web site presence in Google Search results.|
|optimizelyBuckets||Optimizely||Persistent / 10 years||First Party||a/b testing cookie. Stores the version of the test.|
|optimizelyEndUserId||Optimizely||Persistent / 10 years||First Party||Used by Optimizely to track information on a per user basis. This cookie has an expiration time of ten years to ensure that an end user will continue to be properly identified and thus prevent duplicated data even over long periods.|
|optimizelySegments||Optimizely||Persistent / 10 years||First Party||Used by Optimizely to store a user's audience and dimension information (e.g. browser campaign mobile source type custom dimensions).|
|JSESSIONID||www.tycois.com||Session||First Party||JSESSIONID is a cookie in J2EE web application which is used in session tracking.|
|optimizelyPendingLogEvents||Optimizely||Persistent / 10 years||First Party||Used by Optimizely to store a user's audience and dimension information (e.g. browser campaign mobile source type custom dimensions).|
|_gali||.tycois.com||Google Analytics||First Party||Used by Google Analytics to collect website traffic statistics.|
|_gat_UA-31218087-1||Google Analytics||1 Day||First Party||Used by Google Analytics to collect website traffic statistics.|
|LtpaToken2||e.tycois.com||Session||First Party||A cookie used by IBM WebSphere Application Server to deliver content when a user is logged in.|
|ELOQUA||.e.tycois.com||1 Day||First Party||Enable email commnuication persoanlization|
|kw_CtjSZVP-eLcwxACq||e.tycois.com||1 Day||First Party||Collects performance data for ad clicks|
|rkpd_CtjSZVP-eLcwxACq_0||adtrack.voicestar.com||1 year||First Party||Collects performance data for phone calls|
|id||.doubleclick.net||1 day||First Party||Enable personalized advertising capabilities|
|ELOQUA||.eloqua.com||1 day||First Party||Enable email commnuication persoanlization|
|ELQSTATUS||.eloqua.com||1 day||First Party||Enable email commnuication persoanlization|
|uid||.marchex.io||1 year||First Party||Collects advertising analytics by connecting online behavior to real-world, offline actions, such as phone calls.|
|rpq||.owneriq.net||5 years||First Party||Collects anonymous information about products and services that people own, use or have shown interest in. That information is used to provide relevant advertising and content to in ads.|
|apq||.owneriq.net||5 years||First Party|
|p1||.owneriq.net||5 years||First Party|
|ss||.owneriq.net||5 years||First Party|
|si||.owneriq.net||5 years||First Party|
|rmuuid||.owneriq.net||5 years||First Party|
|gguuid||.owneriq.net||5 years||First Party|
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Last updated August 2015.