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Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Website to you, you cannot refuse them. However you can block or delete them by changing your browser settings as described below under the heading “How can I control cookies?”

Name Service Expiry Description Opt out
_dc_gtm_* Google Analytics 1 month Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_. Info
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__cfduid CloudFlare 1 year Cookie assoiated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information. Info

Performance and functionality cookies

These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our Website but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.

Name Service Expiry Description Opt out
_mkto_trk Marketo 2 years This cookie is associated with an email marketing service provided by Marketo. This tracking cookie allows a website to link visitor behaviour to the recipient of an email marketing campaign, to measure campaign effectiveness.
_gid Google Analytics 1d Set by google analytics, used to distinguish users info
_ga Google Analytics 2 years Used to distinguish users. Info
__atuvc AddThis 1 year This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count. Info
__atuvs AddThis 2 years This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. This is believed to be a new cookie from AddThis which is not yet documented, but has been categorised on the assumption it serves a similar purpose to other cookies set by the service. Info
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_omappvp OptinMonster Persistent These cookies are used by OptinMonster for determining new vs. returning visitors Info
_omappvs OptinMonster Session These cookies are used by OptinMonster to determine when a new visitor becomes a returning visitor. Info
vuid Vimeo 3 weeks This domain is owned by Vimeo. The main business activity is: Video Hosting/Sharing. Info
_gat Google Analytics 1m Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_ Info
BIGipServerab17web-app_https app-ab17.marketo.com This cookie name is associated with the BIG-IP product suite from company F5. Usually associated with managing sessions on load balanced servers, to ensure user requests are routed consistently to the correct server. The common root is BIGipServer most commonly followed by a domain name, usually the one that it is hosted on, but not always.

Analytics and customization cookies

These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our Website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our Website for you.

Name Service Description Expiry Secure
_dc_gtm_* Google Analytics Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_. 1m Info
_ga Google Analytics Used to distinguish users. 2 years Info
_gat_* Google Analytics Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_. 1m Info
_gid Google Analytics Set by google analytics, used to distinguish users. 1 day Info

Advertising cookies

These cookies remember your choices with respect to ad-serving on websites.
To learn more about online internet-based advertising, including how to opt-out please visit the Network Advertising Initiative website (www.networkadvertising.org).

Name Service Description Expiry Opt out
APISID Google Analytics These cookies, provided by Google Inc., are used in conjunction with the Google+1 button to enable you to share information publicly, as part of your Google Profile. Persistent Info
SID Google Analytics Remember the preferences of the user settings (eg zoom level set). Persistent Info
SSID Google Analytics Set by Google Analytics, contain digitally signed and encrypted records of a user’s Google account ID and most recent sign-in time. Persistent
datr Facebook Allow you to control the “Follow us on Facebook” and “Like” buttons. Persistent Info
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE YouTube A cookie that YouTube sets that measures your bandwidth to determine whether you get the new player interface or the old. 8 months Info
fr Facebook Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months Info
__utma Google Analytics Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 2 years Info
HSID Google Analytics Set by google analytics, contain digitally signed and encrypted records of a user’s Google account ID and most recent sign-in time. 2 years Info
lidc LinkedIn Used for routing. 1 day Info
PREF YouTube Helps track the number of views for a particular video. The pref cookie will track user preferences and serve up related content or adverts within an embedded YouTube video. 10 years Info
bcookie LinkedIn Set by linkedin, Browser ID cookie 1 year Info
loc AddThis This domain is owned by AddThis. AddThis provides web widgets that site owners embed into their pages or other content to enable visitors to create and share links to the content across social networks. They also make use of the data collected to provide advertisers and marketers with profile information for targeted behavioral advertising. Stores the visitors geolocation to record location of sharer. 1 year Info
LOGIN_INFO YouTube This cookie is used to play YouTube videos embedded on the website. 2 years
uvc AddThis Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user. 13 months Info
xtc AddThis Registers the user’s sharing of content via social media. 13 months Info
MUIDB Microsoft These cookies are used by Microsoft advertising to anonymously identify user sessions to help us measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. 2 years
MUID Microsoft These cookies are used by Microsoft advertising to anonymously identify user sessions to help us measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. 2 years
bscookie LinkedIn Secure browser ID cookie 1 year
SAPISID Google YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. 10 years
IDE DoubleClick Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. 1 year
__utmv Google Analytics Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 2 years
visit LinkedIn This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions. For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. 10/27/2019
lu Facebook This domain is owned by Facebook, which is the world’s largest social networking service. As a third party host provider, it mostly collects data on the interests of users via widgets such as the ‘Like’ button found on many websites. This is used to serve targeted advertising to its users when logged into its services. In 2014 it also started serving up behaviourally targeted advertising on other websites, similar to most dedicated online marketing companies. Used to manage the login process, remembers user on return visit if they choose to stay logged in. 10/27/2019
__qca LinkedIn This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions. For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. 4/28/2019
demographics YouTube YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. Most likely used for demographic profiling and targeting for advertising. 4/20/2019
NID Google Analytics Stores the preferences and information of users each time they visit web pages containing a Google service. Persistent Info
MR Microsoft This domain is owned by Mircosoft – it is the site for the search engine Bing. 4/1/2019
GPS YouTube YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. 10/3/2018
YSC YouTube YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.