What are cookies?
Our website uses two types of cookies, persistent cookies and session cookies. A ‘cookie’ is a small text file containing information which is stored on your computer. Cookies are only used for technical reasons and to facilitate your use of a website. Persistent cookies will save a file permanently on your computer. It can thereafter be used to customise this website based on the user’s choices and interests. Session cookies are sent between your computer and the server to collect information. Session cookies are not saved once you close your web browser.
For further information about cookies, visit www.AllAboutCookies.org.
Which cookies do we use?
Ratos uses Google Analytics, ShareThis and AddThis which are persistent cookies. We collect statistics to help us understand how visitors use our website. These are the behaviours we look at:
- Has the visitor been to this website before?
- Where does the visitor come from?
- Which pages does the visitor view?
- How long does the visit last?
- Which browser is used?
The table below shows a list of cookies used on our website, the purpose of each one and the storage period.
|CONSENT||The cookie is used to not set cookies until the visitor has given consent.||1 year|
|_ga, _gat, _gid||The cookies is used to collect information about how visitors use our website through Google Analytics.||2 years|
|_gat||The cookies is used to collect information about how visitors use our website through Google Analytics.||1 hour|
|_gid||The cookies is used to collect information about how visitors use our website through Google Analytics.||24 hours|
|_unam||The cookie is set as part of the ShareThis service and monitors "click-stream" activity, e.g. web pages viewed, navigation from page to page, time spent on each page etc.||9 mths|
|__atuvc, __atuvs||The cookie is set by AddThis to make sure the visitors sees the updated count if they share a page.||1 year|
|__stid||The cookie is set as part of the ShareThis service and monitors "click-stream" activity, e.g. web pages viewed, navigation from page to page, time spent on each page etc.||1 year|
|__uset||The cookie is set as part of the ShareThis service and monitors "click-stream" activity, e.g. web pages viewed, navigation from page to page, time spent on each page etc.||1 year|
|ASP.NET_SessionId||Gives the visitor a session ID.||End of session.|
|BIGipServer~EPWS~ EPWSWEB102_HTTP_Pool||Used for making sure the visitor stays on the same server.||End of session.|
How do I turn off cookies?
If you do not wish to accept cookies you can change your web browser’s settings to automatically deny the storage of cookies or to inform you when a website wants to store cookies on your computer. Previously stored cookies can also be deleted through the web browser. For more information about how to delete cookies for different web browsers, visit www.AllAboutCookies.org or www.cookiepedia.co.uk.
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