Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A ‘cookie’ is a small text file containing information which is stored on your device during your visit to our website – the period for which a cookie is stored varies depending on its nature. They help us to provide you with the best possible experience when you visit our website, by enabling some of its core functionality, as well as provide us with anonymized data that helps us enhance your experience on our site.

What cookies do we use?

www.yaledws.co.uk uses different categories of cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience as described throughout this page.

 

Essential Cookies

These cookies are necessary for our website to function. They are usually set in response to your actions on our site such as setting your preferences, logging in or filling in forms.

Cookie Description Duration
_epiXSRF This cookie is used to protect users against cross-site request forgery (XSRF). Session (until you close your browser) 
accepted-cookies This cookie is used to track if you have accepted the use of cookies. 2 years
FormCookie This cookie keeps track of whether the user responded to a specific form or not.  1 year
redirecturl This cookie is used to link to the correct URL from the splash screen. 1 year
ASP.NET_SessionId This cookie is only used on websites with a login area. It is required to identify requests from the same browser during a limited session time window when browsing the website. Session (until you close your browser)
.LoginC, EpiDPCKEY,.ASPXRoles These three cookies are used to allow login, access and permissions on websites with a login area. Session (until you close your browser) 
__AntiXsrfToken This cookie holds a token to verify the login session.  Session (until you close your browser)

 

Functional Cookies

We set functional cookies to remember settings you make on this website, such as your language preferences.

Cookie Description Duration
selectedLanguage  This cookie is used to track the visitor’s preferred language preference. 1 Year

 

If you do not allow those cookies, we will not know that you have visited our website and will not be able to monitor its performance and the quality and relevance of its contents to you.

 

Performance Cookies 

We work continuously to improve www.yaledws.co.uk contents, functionality and navigation for you. To do this we analytic tools such as Google Analytics and Google Optimize which helps us to understand how users navigate around the site on an anonymous and aggregated level and improve the relevance of our contents.

Cookie Description Duration
_ga This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor’s session and campaign data for the sites’ analytics reports. 2 Years
_gaexp This cookie is used to determine a user’s inclusion in an A/B experiment via Google Optimize and the expiry of experiments a user has been included in. Google Optimize is used to enhance user experience on our website. Depends on the length of the experiment by typically 90 days.
_gid This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish users. 24 hours
_gat This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. 1 minute 

 

If you do not allow those cookies, we will not know that you have visited our website and will not be able to monitor its performance and the quality and relevance of its contents to you.

 

Third Party Cookies

Content we embed on our website from other sources, such as maps, social media services and videos may store cookies on your device.

We may also set advertising cookies on our site through our advertising partners such as Google, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Those are used by our partners to show you adverts that are relevant to your interests on other websites.

Cookie Description Duration
LinkedIn We use LinkedIn on some of our pages. LinkedIn sets cookies on pages with that integration. For more information please read the LinkedIn Cookie Policy.  
JSESSIONID Please refer to the LinkedIn Cookie Policy.  
_ga This cookie is associated with Google Analytics and LinkedIn. It is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number a client identifier.  2 years
_guid Please refer to the LinkedIn Cookie Policy.  
_lipt Please refer to the LinkedIn Cookie Policy.  
bcookie This is the ID cookie for browser. 1 year
bscookie This is the ID cookies for secure browser. 1 year
Lang Please refer to the LinkedIn Cookie Policy.  
li_at Please refer to the LinkedIn Cookie Policy.  
Liap Please refer to the LinkedIn Cookie Policy.  
Lidc This cookie is used for routing. 1 day
SI Please refer to the LinkedIn Cookie Policy.  
Visit Please refer to the LinkedIn Cookie Policy.  
AppNexus AppNexus is a technology company whose cloud-based software platform powers and optimizes the programmatic sale and purchase of digital advertising. Because our platform is open, customers are able to build and differientiate their technology on top of ours, making AppNexus the infrastructure through which a substantial portion of the world’s internet advertising flows. As an independent, pure-technology provider, we are fulling aligned with our customers’ interests. Our core mission is to help our customers deliver the right ads at the right time to the right audience.   
uuid2 This cookie contains a unique randomly-generated value that enables the Platform to distinguish browsers and devices. It is matched against information – such as advertising interest segments and histories of ads shown in the browser or device – provided by clients or other third parties and stored on the Platform. This information is used by clients to select advertisements for delivery by the Platform, and to measure the performance of, and attribute payment for, those advertisements. In addition, to enable clients to use non-PII they collect outside the Platform or acquire from other third parties, this cookie is sometimes matched to clients’ or other third parties’ cookies that contain such non-PII. For more information about information collected and used on the Platform, see our platform privacy page. 4-5 Years
uuid2 (opt out) When a user opts out of having the Platform used to select ads based on online behaviour, the unique value in uuid2 is deleted and replaced with the non-unique value “-1”. For more information about the Platform opt out, click here. 4-5 Years
sess The sess cookie contains a single non-unique value: “1”. It is used by the Platform to test whether a browser is configured to accept cookies from AppNexus. 4-5 Years
icu The anj cookie contains data denoting whether a cookie ID is synced with our partners. ID syncing enables our partners to use their data from outside the Platform on the Platform. (See our platform privacy page for more info.) 4-5 Years
token Cookies that start with token are helper cookies used as a security measure with industry opt-out pages. They contain a unique value only to verify the origin of opt-out requests. 4-5 Years
acb Cookies that begin with acb have a value unique to a particular ad and are used to indicate to the Platform which ad to show and to record the fact that such ad was shown, for purposes such as billing and reporting. 4-5 Years
PHPSESSID This cookie is used for managing sessions of visitors to the www.adnxs.com website, which is intended for use by AppNexus employees. This cookie is used for administrative purposes. It is not set by the Platform or used for advertising purposes. 4-5 Years
Twitter

Twitter’s mission is to give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information, instantly, without barriers. Twitter collects the below data:

  • Anonymous data (analytics, browser information, cookie data, date/time, Demographic data, hardware/software type, Internet Service Provider, Interaction Data, Page Views) 
  • Pseudonymous (IP Address (EU PII), Search History, Location Based Data, Device ID (EU PII)
  • PII (Name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address, Login, EU-IP Address)
For more information regarding Twitter’s cookie policy, click here.
12-18 Months
YouTube YouTube's mission is to everyone a voice and to show them to the world. YouTube believe that everyone deserves to have a voice, and that the world is a better place when we listen, share and build a com,unity through our stories. YouTubes has four values which define who they are: Freedom of Expression, Freedom of Information, Freedom of Opportunity and Freedom to Belong  
GPS Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location. Session (Until you close your web browser)
PREF Resgisters a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the vistor uses YouTube videos across different websites. 8 Months
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.  179 Days
YSC  Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen Session (Until the user closes the web browser)
Google Google's mission is to organise the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Find out about our company history, products and more.  
NID Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 6 months
Google Analytics Google Analytics Solutions offer free and enterprise analytics tools to measure website, app, digital and offline data to gain customer insights.  
collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels Session (Until the user closes the web browser) 
Wistia Wistia provides simple software for creating, managing, and sharing videos for business. Please refer to the Wistia privacy policy for more information regarding cookies, click here.   

If you do not allow those cookies, you may experience issues with website functionality provided through third parties, and will experience less relevant advertising when you navigate away from our website.

How do I turn off cookies?

Essential Cookies

Essential cookies cannot be turned off since without them, our website won’t work and that would frustrate both you and us.

 

Functional Cookies

We don’t collect personal data through functional cookies by if you’d like to opt-out, you may set your browser to automatically reject the storage of cookies.

 

Performance Cookies

We don’t collect personal data through performance cookies but if you’d like to opt-out, you may download & install Google Analytics’ Opt-Out browser add-on which is available for all major browser and read more about it on Google’s support site.  

 

Third Party Cookies

To opt-out from third party cookies, you can adjust your preferences by changing your web browser’s settings to reject the storage of third party cookies.

Want to know more?

You can adjust your preferences for all cookie categories by changing your web browser’s settings to automatically reject the storage of cookies or to inform you when a website wants to store cookies on your computer. Depending on the selected browser settings, some cookie-based website functionality may stop working and negatively impact your experience on our website.

If you have already visited our site and previously agreed to the use of cookies, you can revoke cookie consent and clear those from your device through your web browser settings. Browser specific information on how to achieve this can be found in your browser’s support pages on on www.allaboutcookies.org, which provides a comprehensive how-to-guide per browser and a wealth of information about cookies. You can also contact us with any questions at S-Marketing.YaleDWS@assaabloy.com