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List of cookies


Cookies from domain s7.addthis.com

Name

Usage

Expiry/Max- Age

Secure/HttpOnly

bt2

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis to keep a record of parts of the site that has been visited in order to recommend other parts of the site

7 Months

False/False

di2

Unclassified

1 Year 1 Month

False/False

loc

Geolocation, used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level).

1 Year

False/False

uid

Unique user ID that recognizes the user on returning visits

1 Year 1 Month

False/False

uvc

Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user.

1 Year 1 Month

False/False

vc

Unclassified

1 Year 1 Month

False/False

mus

Unclassified

1 Year 1 Month

False/False


Cookies from domain stags.bluekai.com

Name

Usage

Expiry/Max- Age

Secure/HttpOnly

bkdc

Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display

based on the user's movement on websites that use the same ad network.

 
 

bku

Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user's movement on websites that use the same ad network.

6 Months

False/False


Cookies from domain www.tuc.org.uk

Name

Usage

Expiry/Max- Age

Secure/HttpOnly

atuvc

Used by AddThis to update the social sharing counter

1 Year 1 Month

False/False

atuvs

Used by AddThis to ensure user sees the updated count if they share a page via the social sharing platform

1 Year

False/False

cfduid

Used by Cloudflare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.

1 Year

False/True

_gat

Global Google Analytics Object which is used to create and retrieve tracker objects, from which all other methods are invoked.

1 Year

False/False

_gat_UA-

Global Google Analytics Object which is used to create and retrieve tracker objects, from which all other methods are invoked.

1 Minute

False/False

_ga

Used to identify domain and Google Analytics 'UA' number

2 Years

False/False

_gid

Google Analytics Cookie used to distinguish users and sessions (no personally identifiable data is collected).

1 Year

False/False

_hjIncludeInSample

HotJar website heatmap and session recording cookie.

Session

False/False

has_js

Detects whether the user is running JavaScript

Session

False/False

_dc_gtm_UA

used to help identify the visitors by either age, gender, or interests by DoubleClick - Google Tag Manager.

1 Minute

False/False

DRUPAL_UID

Set by Drupal Boost cache system to identify the user

28 Days

True/False

pagestyle

Set by Drupal pagestyle to identify the style of page

1 Year

False/False

SESSxxxxx

Set by Drupal to track a users session which will maintain the users state across page requests

28 Days

True/True

textsize

Set by Drupal textsize to identify the size of text for the page

Session

False/False

BOOST_COOKIE

Set by Drupal boost cache to handle authentication permissions for cached pages

Session

True/False