Cookie policy

This website uses the following cookies:

Name Essential /
Analytics /
Marketing
Lifespan
(e.g. session,
persistent)
Full Description
(i.e. what it does)
Intrusiveness /
Justification



CFID, CFTOKEN, JSESSIONID Essential Session Identifies your current session to our web server. Zero – standard session cookie served by the web server. They hold no personal information. 
NEWGEOCODE Analytics 30 days Identifies your current geographical country location to our web server based on your IP address.  Low – we use this cookie to serve location specific content and set correct currency types for our shops. They hold no personal information beyond geographical location.
ASP.NET_SessionId Essential Session IIS Session cookie Zero – standard session cookie served by the web server
wow.anonymousId Analytics 2 years Anonymous Visitor ID Zero – does not store user data, only stores active menu node over post-back
wow.schedule Analytics 1 day Load Balance Session Queue Zero – standard session cookie served by the web server
wow.session Analytics 1 day IIS Session cookie Zero – standard session cookie served by the web server
wow.utmvalues Analytics 1 day Stores the UTM values for the session Low – does not store user data, only stores active menu node over post-back to allow us to better understand site usage
wow.trackingdata Marketing Session Contains Communigator encrypted identifier for the session Medium – cookie which is only used by GatorMail integration so GatorLeads (previously known as WOW Analytics) can identify the business or organisation that website visitors belong to, based on a reverse IP Lookup. GatorLeads use cookies to process this identification, and personal information about individual users is stored. Cookies used by GatorLeads also store information about your current web browsing session (pages viewed, time on site etc) and the dates and times of previous website visits. This information is used by us to profile website visitors, in order to better understand the way in which our website content is viewed by different segments, to market our products and to provide a personalised service
wow.data Marketing 2 years Holds the encrypted GatorMail identification Medium – cookie which is only used by GatorMail integration so GatorLeads (previously known as WOW Analytics) can identify the business or organisation that website visitors belong to, based on a reverse IP Lookup. GatorLeads use cookies to process this identification, and personal information about individual users is stored. Cookies used by GatorLeads also store information about your current web browsing session (pages viewed, time on site etc) and the dates and times of previous website visits. This information is used by us to profile website visitors, in order to better understand the way in which our website content is viewed by different segments, to market our products and to provide a personalised service.
__cfduidEssential 5 years Used by CloudFlare for whitelisting specific users from security restrictions. Low – used to identify trusted web traffic to defend against malicious attacks
_ga,_gidAnalytics 2 years Google analytics for site and twitter Low – does not store personal data, used for site optimisation
Ajs_anonymous_id Analytics 1 year Segment identifier Low – used to track page views and user interactive events to allow us to better understand site usage
Ajs_group_id Analytics 1 year Segment identifier Low – used to track page views and user interactive events to allow us to better understand site usage
Ajs_user_id Analytics 1 year Segment identifier Low – used to track page views and user interactive events to allow us to better understand site usage
First_name Analytics/Marketing Session Key pair values in our Content Management System Medium – user data stored for use in Segment and GA reporting. This will allow us to link your visit with your personal / organisational details in order to better understand usage, market our products and to provide a personalised service
Institutional_loginAnalytics/Marketing Session Key pair values in our Content Management System Low – Allows auto login via cookie or IP authentication
Lang Analytics/Marketing Session Key pair values in our Content Management System Low – Allows auto login via cookie or IP authentication
Log_in_values_1 Analytics/Marketing Session Key pair values in our Content Management System Low – Allows auto login via cookie or IP authentication
Log_in_values_2 Analytics/Marketing Session Key pair values in our Content Management System Low – Allows auto login via cookie or IP authentication
Logged_in Analytics/Marketing Session Key pair values in our Content Management System Low – Allows auto login via cookie or IP authentication
Products Analytics/Marketing Session Key pair values in our Content Management System Low – Allows auto login via cookie or IP authentication
user_name Analytics/Marketing 10 years Key pair values in our Content Management System Low – Allows auto login via cookie or IP authentication
personalization_idAnalytics 2 years Personalised identification code Low – Twitter personalisation of adverts
user_changeEssential Session Value for our Content Management System Low – used for site optimisation
login Essential Session Stores encrypted credentials Low – identifies logged in site subscribers who chose the “remember me” option to our web server. They hold no personal information beyond site username
encryptedLogin Essential Session Stores encrypted credentials Low – identifies logged in site subscribers who chose the “remember me” option to our web server. They hold no personal information beyond site username.
__gads Marketing 3 years Unique Tracking ID Low – used by Google DFP to support our site advertisments. We use this information to implement advertisment features and target ads for users. All information collected is in an anonymous form. For more information see the Google DFP cookies help page and the DFP opt-out site.
_ga Analytics 2 years Personalised identification code Low – identifies user content for better user experience
_ceg.sAnalytics 7 days Records user preferences Low – identifies user content for better user experience
_ceg.uAnalytics 7 days Records user preferences Low – identifies user content for better user experience
_empty_session Essential Session Internal Use for Session values Zero – standard session cookie served by the web server. They hold no personal information. 
_mkra_ctxt Essential 1 day Internal caching Low – used for site optimisation
dontrememberme Essential 15 years Internal authentication Low – used for site optimisation

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Changes to our privacy & cookies policy

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Last updated: July 2018

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