What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more effectively, as well as to provide functionalities for the visitors that may, for example, enhance visitor friendliness.
To get the most out of this website, you need to have all cookies enabled. If you don't wish to enable cookies or wish to disable specific cookies, you will still be able to use the website but may not be able to use all of its features or functions. Please see the section below on how to manage your cookies.
Cookies we use and purposes
Cookies are used for a variety of purposes. The table below explains the first and third party cookies we use on our website, why we use them and how long the different cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device.
|Name cookie||Category of cookies||Purposes||Expiry date|
|ELOQUA||First party||Identify users||2 years|
|fr||Third party||Facebook advertising||3 months|
|_ga||First party||Google analytics: used to distinguish users||2 years|
|_gid||First party||Google analytics: used to distinguish users||few seconds|
|_gat_UA-3556851-*||First party||Google analytics: used to throttle request rate||1 day|
|CONSENT||Third party||Offers users the option to opt-in consent to allow cookies that pass information about your browsing activities to third parties||20 years|
|IDE||Third party||Google targeted advertising||1 year|
|NID||Third party||Google targeted advertising||6 months|
|hs_ga||First party||Determine which domain to measure, distinguish unique users, remember number and time of previous visits, determine the start and end of a session||1 year|
|hs_sessionid||Third party||Collects information you enter and routes you take through the website during your session||session|
|_hjClosedSurveyInvites||First party||Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.||1 year|
|_hjDonePolls||First party||Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.||1 year|
|_hjDoneTestersWidgets||First party||Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.||1 year|
|_hjIncludedInSample||First party||Hotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.||1 year|
|_hjMinimizedPolls||First party||Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.||1 year|
|_hjMinimizedTestersWidgets||First party||Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.||1 year|
|BizoID||Third party||Statistics for LinkedIn ads||6 months|
|lidc||Third party||Used for routing||1 day|
|_session||First party||Login session||1 day|
|OMR_USER_LANG||First party||Store user language||1 year|
|tracking_enabled||First party||Store if tracking accepted in cookie bar||10 years|
|tracking_id||First party||Store tracking id (if tracking accepted)||session|
|PREF||Third party||Remember basic preferences, e.g. language, format of search result and how to display information||8 months|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Third party||Track visitor views of youtube videos embedded in BIS webpages||8 months|
|YSC||Third party||Optimize streaming performance / update user video counter||session|
|_gcl_aw||First party||Stores ad click information||3 months|
|_gcl_dc||First party||Stores ad click information||3 months|
|nQ_cookieId||First party||Albacross cookie to identify user||1 year|
|nQ_visitId||First party||Albacross cookie to identify user session||1 year|
|stat_track_u_id||First party||Personyze cookie to identify user||1 year|
|_stat_track_s_id||First party||Personyze cookie to identify user session||session|
|driftt_aid||First party||This is the anonymous identifier token. It is used to tie the visitor on your website with the profile within the Drift system. This allows Drift to remember the information that this site visitor has provided through the chat on subsequent site visits.Personyze cookie to identify user session.||2 years|
|driftt_sid||First party||This is the session identifier token. It is used to tie the visitor on your website with a current website session within the Drift system. This is enables session-specific features, such as popping up a messaging only once during a 30 minute session as to prevent a disruptive experience.||30 mins|
|driftt_wmd||First party||This cookie marks when the Drift welcome message has been interacted with. It is used so the welcome message is not displayed subsequently.||2 years|
|DFTT_END_USER_PREV_BOOTSTRAPPED||First party||This cookie marks when the Drift site visitor has been created within the Drift system. This allows subsequent page visits to be faster because the site visitor does not have to be registered in our system again.||2 years|
|DFTT_LEAD_HAS_PREV_IDENTIFIED||First party||This cookie marks when the Drift site visitor has provided their email address to Drift. This allows the Drift widget to process this site visitor as a known visitor rather than anonymous. Although this is a marker for PII it does not relate directly to the email address that has been captured, that identifier is handled by the driftt_aid cookie.||2 years|
How to manage cookies
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Changes to the policy
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