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Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

Name

Expiration time

Description

_ga

_gid

_gat_UA-40698553-3

_gcl

2 years

24 hours

1 minute

3 months

Used by Google Analytics to distinguish between users.

Used by Google Analytics to distinguish between users.

Used by Google Analytics to throttle the amount of data recorded.

Used by Google Analytics to track conversions from web pages.

NID

6 months

Used by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to help build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites.

test_cookie

A few seconds

Used by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to determine if the website visitor’s browser supports cookies.

IDE

1 year

Used by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to track how someones uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the website.

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

YSC

GPS

6 months

Session

A few seconds

Used by YouTube as a unique identifier to track video views.

Used by YouTube to track embedded video views.

Used by YouTube to track users location on a mobile device.

lang

Session

Used by LinkedIn to check your browsers language settings to serve the correct version.

UserMatchHistory

1 month

Used by LinkedIn to track visitors so that more relevant ads can be presented.

bcookie

2 years

Used by LinkedIn to track and facilitate sharing content via social media.

bscookie

2 years

Used by LinkedIn to track and facilitate sharing content via social media.

lissc

1 year

Used by LinkedIn to track and facilitate sharing content via social media.

lidc

1 day

Used by LinkedIn to track and facilitate sharing content via social media.

__utmt

language

__utmz

_uv_id

SERVERID

__utmc

bcookie

__utma

A few seconds

Session

6 months

2 years

Session

Session

2 years

2 years

Used by LinkedIn to embed SlideShare presentations in websites.

Used by LinkedIn to embed SlideShare presentations in websites.

Used by LinkedIn to embed SlideShare presentations in websites.

Used by LinkedIn to embed SlideShare presentations in websites.

Used by LinkedIn to embed SlideShare presentations in websites.

Used by LinkedIn to embed SlideShare presentations in websites.

Used by LinkedIn to embed SlideShare presentations in websites.

Used by LinkedIn to embed SlideShare presentations in websites.

personalization_id

2 years

Used by Twitter to track how someones uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the website.

JSESSIONID

Session

Used by New Relic to monitor website and application performance.

vuid

2 years

Used by Vimeo to facilitate embedding of videos on websites.

UID

2 years

Used by ScorecardResearch to provide a uniquely assigned, machine-generated user ID and gather data about activity on a website.

UIDR

2 years

Used by ScorecardResearch to provide a uniquely assigned, machine-generated user ID and gather data about activity on a website.

f24_personId

f24_autoId

10 years

10 years

Used by Force24 to track website visitors and their behaviour.

Used by Force24 to track website visitors and their behaviour.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit aboutcookies.org or allaboutcookies.org.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

You can also opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites.