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Site Cookies

Cookie Name Purpose Expires
RoxenCMSForum_forum.id; To show personalisation on certain pages Default (end of session)
poll-{$id} To remember if a user has participated in a poll before 8 hours
disable-mobile-view To disable the mobile view of the site Default (end of session)
Language To remember the selected language of the user Default (end of session)
sifrFetch Used to check browser support for a web technology that improves the presentation of our website Default (end of session)

LinkedIn Cookies

Cookie Name Purpose Expires
visit These LinkedIn cookies are introduced by the LinkedIn follow and link buttons. Default (end of session)
leo_auth_token   Default (end of session)
X-LI-IDC   Default (end of session)
X-LI-DDC   Default (end of session)
JSESSIONID   Default (end of session)
IN_HASH   Default (end of session)
bcookie   2 years
_lipt This is a cookie used by LinkedIn as part of the sharing functionality on some pages on this website.  
lang To remember the selected language of the user Default (end of session)

Advertising cookies

Cookie Name Purpose Expires
Doubleclick id Advertising cookies are used to help us compile web statistics on an advertising campaign. They can also be used to deliver more relevant advertisements. These cookies are anonymous - they don't collect information that identifies a visitor. 2 years
_drt_ If the user is logged into Google, the “_drt_” cookie contains an encryption of the user’s Google account ID 24 hours

Google Analytics cookies

Cookie Name Purpose Expires
__utma This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our site. 2 years
__utmb, __utmc These cookies record information about how the page was reached (for example via a search engine result or a direct link). __utmb 30 minutes, __utmc when you close the browser
__utmz This stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach your site. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation. 6 months

Hubspot Cookie

Cookie Name Purpose Expires
hubspotuk This cookie manages IDA's marketing analytics. 10 years