What are cookies and how do we use them?
A cookie is a small file (consisting of letters and numbers) that we store on your browser or elsewhere on your device.
We use the following flavours of cookies:
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, including (where applicable) greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, content tailored for your region or choice of language).
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|lang||Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website||Session||Ads.linkedin.com|
|dc_gtm_UA-#||Used by Google Tag.
Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag.
|_ga||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||2 years||techden.com|
|_gid||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||Session||techden.com|
|vuid||Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as which pages have been read||2 years||Vimeo.com|
|_omappvp||Used by the lead generation platform OptinMonster to determine if the visitor is returning and has visited the website before.||11 years.||techden.com|
|_omappvs||Used by the lead generation platform OptinMonster to determine if the visitor is visiting the website for the first time.||Session||techden.com|
|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.||Session||google.com|
|bcookie||Used by the social networking service LinkedIn for tracking the use of embedded services.||2 years|
|bscookie||Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.||2 years||linkedin.com|
|Collect||Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour.||Session||google-analytics.com|
|fr||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.||3 months||facebook.com|
|Idc||Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.||Session||linkedin.com|
|MUID||Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains.||1 year||bing.com|
|visitor_id<uniquestring>||This visitor_id cookie includes the name “visitor_id” plus the unique identifier for your account which is derived from the tracking code placed on the Site. The value stored is the unique ID for the visitor.||10 years||pardot.com|
|visitor_id<uniquestring>-hash||This stores the domain name (hash code) of site, a unique visitor id …||10 years||Pardot.com|
|Pardot||This session cookie is set when a Pardot user is logged in.||Pardot.com|
|EXPERIMENT ID||100 days||Vwo.com|
|wfwaf-authcookie-<uniquestring>||This cookie is set by the WordPress security plugin “Wordfence”. It is used to authenticate user’s login request. This cookie is persistent and expires in 1 day.||24 Hours||WordFence Security Plugin|
|wordfence_verifiedHuman||Cookie set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin to protect the site against malicious attacks.||24 hours||WordFence Security Plugin|
|wfvt_<uniquestring>||These contain information about your general geographic location (used to remember your time zone, for example). These are known as session cookies and are deleted when you leave the site.||30 minutes||WordPress Default|
|wordpress_logged_in_<uniquestring>||After login, wordpress sets the wordpress_logged_in_[hash] cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.||When the browsing session ends||WordPress Default|
|wordpress_sec_<uniquestring>||Execute for your security page is better||When the browsing session ends||WordPress Default|
|wordpress_test_cookie||Purpose: accepts wordpress cookies on the website||When the browsing session ends||WordPress Default|
|wp-settings-8||Purpose: supports optimized display and use of the wordpress website by the Administrator||8 years||WordPress Default|
|wp-settings-time-8||Purpose: allows optimized display and use of the wordpress website by the Administrator||8 years||WordPress Default|
How to control and delete cookies
The majority of web browsers accept cookies, but you can usually change the web browser’s settings to refuse new cookies, disable existing ones or simply let you know when new ones are sent to your device.
In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility) or you can click on the links below to access instructions from some of the most popular browsers:
For more information on how to manage cookies, please visit http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm.
However, please be aware that, if you refuse or disable cookies, some of the website’s functionality may be lost.
In addition, disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser, you will need to do this yourself from within your browser.
If you have any queries in relation to this notice, please contact us.