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First-party cookies

First-party cookies are set by the website you're visiting and can only be read by it.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to measure website traffic. This helps us provide targeted, useful content.

Name Function Expires
__utma 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
__utmb Used to determine new sessions/visits.

The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists.

The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
30 Minutes
__utmc Not used in ga.js.

Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
Session
__utmt_buT Used to throttle request rate. 10 Minutes
__utmt_rT Used to throttle request rate. 10 Minutes
__utmz Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site.

The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
End of the current year
__utmv 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
ga Used to distinguish users. 2 Years
_gat_UA-xxxxxxx-xx Used to throttle request rate. 5 Minutes
_gat_custom Used to throttle request rate. 5 Minutes
_utmt_UA-xxxxxxx-x utmt = Indicates the type of request, which is one of: event, transaction, item, or custom variable. 10 Minutes
__utmli Used by Google Analytics to track visitor behaviour and report on site performance.

This optional additional cookie supports an Enhanced Link Attribution feature, which allows webmasters to see the performance of two or more links on a page that have the same destination.
30 Seconds
_dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxx-xx Google Tag Manager: used to manage analytics scripts on the website. 3 Minutes

Visual Website Optimizer

We use VWO to test website design ideas by showing them to some of our visitors.

Name Function Expires
_vwo_uuid_v2 Used by Visual Web Optimizer when testing new functionality on the website. 1 Year
_vis_opt_exp_xxx_combi This cookie is generated when users reach a particular combination. This makes sure that users see the same variation that they earlier saw when they visited the page. 100 Days
_vis_opt_exp_xxx_combi This cookie is generated when users reach a particular combination. This makes sure that users see the same variation that they earlier saw when they visited the page. 100 Days
_vis_opt_exp_xxx_goal_x This cookie is generated when a goal is made. 100 Days
_vis_opt_s This cookie detects if the user is new or returning to a particular campaign. 100 Days
_vis_opt_test_cookie Session
_vwo_uuid_v2 This cookie generates a unique id for every visitor and is used for the report segmentation feature in VWO, and it also allows you to view data in a more refined manner. If you have the campaign running on multiple domains, you will notice campaign specific UUID values. 1 Year

Ecommerce

Name Function Expires
nlsridxxxxx Used by map shop checkout to identify and manage users and their purchases. 1 Year
nlssidxxxxx Session

Survey tools

Name Function Expires
ecos.dt Set by the eDigital.com survey. Our survey code sets and updates this cookie once every half-second to a value which represents the current date/time.

It tracks the latest point in time a respondent has one of our clients' websites open, and is used to trigger exit surveys.

This is a session cookie, deleted when the browsing session is finished.
Session
_we_wk_ss_lsf Used by WebEngage survey software to check if you have visited our website before, whether or not you have completed a survey before and the last time you did so - See more at: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/about-us/cookies.html#sthash.II6qW4MF.dpuf Session

Web server

Name Function Expires
BIGipServerprod_webgate_http_pl 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.
1 Hour
ObFormLoginCookie Oracle Single Sign On cookie Session
ObSSOCookie Oracle Single Sign On cookie set on a successful authentication Session
prod_webgate_http_pl 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.
3 Minutes
XSRF-TOKEN A security measure authenticating any requests made against your current session Session
PHPSESSID Used on the web server, by PHP, to track the current user's browsing session. Session
BIGipServerprod_varnish1_http_pl 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.
Session
prod_varnish2_6081_pl Generated by the web server caching software. 3 Minutes
MOCKSESSID Used for software testing on the web server Session
prod_tomcatx_http_pl User to track the users status when ordering OpenData. 3 Minutes
connect.sid Used to establish and continue a user session with the site 14 Days
readme_app To remember your selections or preferences that you’ve already made when looking at information or using a service Session
JSESSIONID To remember your selections or preferences that you’ve already made when looking at information or using a service Session

User setting

Name Function Expires
helpTour Set once the user has viewed the help screens, preventing them from being shown on subsequent visits. 1 Year
productViewed Keeps track of the last product viewed by the user, so it can pre-populate enquiry forms with the products details. Session
savedDevice Stores your generic device type in order to deliver either a mobile or desktop version of the website. 1 Year
cookieMessage Is set when a user has read the cookie policy message, preventing the same message being displayed again. 1 Year
productfinderLastVals Keeps track of the last used filter values, to repopulate the filter on the users return Session

Forums

Name Function Expires
Forum-sid Vanilla forums session ID cookies to identify user's log-in status. Session
Forum-tk Session

Third-party cookies

Third-party cookies are set by websites other than the one you are actually visiting. Unlike first-party cookies, the information they contain can be read by another website.

YouTube Video

Name Function Expires
PREF Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Youtube video.

While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Youtube users, including information that links your visits to our website with your Google account if you are signed in to one. Information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on servers in the United States.

This cookie does not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case it is linked to your Google account.
8 Months
VISITOR_INFOFirst_LIVE 8 Months
YSC Session

Advertising via Doubleclick

Name Function Expires
DSID We also use cookies for advertising we serve across the web.

Our main advertising cookie on non-Google sites is named ‘id’ or ‘IDE‘ and is stored in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net.

We use other cookies with names such as DSID, FLC, AID, TAID, and exchange_uid. Other Google properties, like YouTube, may also use these cookies to show you more relevant ads.
1 Minute
IDE 2 Years
id 2 Years

Survey

Name Function Expires
en-persist Set by the eDigital.com survey. This cookie is created by our site infrastructure in order to ensure web traffic is evenly distributed between our servers.

This cookie contains no tracking information and is not used by our research or other software in any way other than to ensure your traffic is correctly distributed.

The cookie is deleted at the end of the session.
Session

Google

Name Function Expires
CONSENT Most Google users will have a preferences cookie called ‘NID’ in their browsers. A browser sends this cookie with requests to Google’s sites.

The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. First0 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.
21.5 Years
NID End of the current year
DV 7 Minutes

Other leisure shop cookies

NameFunctionExpires
VARNISH/CUSTOMER_LOGGED_IN
Used for improving caching and speed performance of the website when customer is logged in
2h
VARNISH/CART_NOT_EMPTY Used for improving caching and speed performance of the website when cart is not empty 2h
VARNISH/FLASH_MESSAGE_LOCAL Used for improvivg caching and speed performance of the website when we have a 1 time notice message 2h
VARNISH/FLASH_MESSAGE_GLOBAL Used for improving caching and speed performance of the website when we have a 1 time notice message 2h
CART The association with your shopping cart. 1year
CATEGORY_INFO Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly. when browser closes
COMPARE The items that you have in the Compare Products list. 2h
CURRENCY Your preferred currency 2h
CUSTOMER An encrypted version of your customer id with the store. 2h
CUSTOMER_AUTH An indicator if you are currently logged into the store. 2h
CUSTOMER_INFO An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to. 2h
CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS Stores the Customer Segment ID
2h
FRONTEND You sesssion ID on the server. 2h
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to edit their orders. 10 min
LAST_CATEGORY The last category you visited. when browser closes
LAST_PRODUCT The most recent product you have viewed. when browser closes
NEWMESSAGE Indicates whether a new message has been received. when browser closes
NO_CACHE Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache. 2h
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site. Not enabled at the moment 1year
STORE The store view or language you have selected. when browser closes
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies. when browser closes
VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS The products that you have recently viewed. 2h
sc.UserId Used for our software tools to measure and collect session information including length of visits and page interaction information. 1 year
sc.ASP_NET_SESSIONID Used for our software tools to measure and collect session information including length of visits and page interaction information. when browsing session ends