Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • technical reasons
  • security reasons
  • user behaviour analysis
  • ads optimisation

What cookies do we use?

Necessary

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
test_cookieGoogleUsed to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.1 dayHTTP
rc::eGoogleThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. SessionHTML
_abckMailchimpUsed to detect and defend against replay-cookie-attacks – The cookie is necessary for the security and integrity of the website. 1 year
HTTP
bm_szMailchimpUsed in context with the website’s BotManager. The BotManager detects, categorizes and compiles reports on potential bots trying to access the website.1 day
HTTP
CookieConsentCookiebotStores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain1 yearHTTP
google_auto_fc_cmp_settingGoogleStores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domainPersistentHTML
ak_bmscMailchimpThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.1 dayHTTP

Statistics

Statistic cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
_gaGoogle Tag ManagerRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.2 yearsHTTP
_ga_#Google Tag ManagerUsed by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. 2 yearsHTTP

Marketing

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across our website. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
IDEGoogleUsed 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 yearHTTP
_mcidMailchimpThis cookie registers data on the visitor. The information is used to optimize advertisement relevance. 1 yearHTTP
__gadsGoogleUsed to register what ads have been displayed to the user.1 yearHTTP
goog_pem_modGoogleUsed to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.PersistentHTML
google_experiment_mod#GoogleUsed by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services. PersistentHTML
GoogleAdServingTestGoogleUsed to register what ads have been displayed to the user.SessionHTTP

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and allaboutcookies.org website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

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