A cookie is a small data file, stored on the visitor’s computer which identifies the computer to the site and is used to control access to the site content and other functionality such as the ordering process.
There are two types of cookie used on our site: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary files used to store information for your current browser session and are deleted when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies are files that are saved on your computer and contain information that can be read by the site when you return, and are used to manage your user experience, or provide anonymous statistical analysis relating to your visits
Session cookies for site management: when you access the site, a cookie ‘token’ with a unique encrypted session id code is passed to your computer. This token then controls your access to the site for that session and is deleted once you close your browser or log off from the site. These cookies are an essential part of the site delivery system, and you will not be able to fully use our site without cookies enabled.
Persistent cookies for site management: if you register on the site and select the “Remember me” option, a persistent cookie is passed to your computer. This cookie is not deleted when you leave the site or close your browser but is saved on your computer. This cookie contains an encrypted user id code that identifies your computer upon future visits and automatically logs you into the site. This cookie does not contain any personal information that could be used to identify you.
We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic on our site. When you visit our site the Google Analytics program sets certain cookies that record statistical information about your visits to the site, and we are required by law to identify these cookies to you and how they are used. These cookies do not store any personal information that could be used to identify you.
Analytical or performance cookies
These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Marketing and Targeting cookies
These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
Details of all our cookies are shown in the table below.
|_utma.||This cookie keeps track of the number of times you visit the site, the date and time of your first visit, and the date and time of your last visit.||Expires 24 months from your last recorded visit.||Persistent|
|_utmb. and _utmc.||These are session cookies that work together. _utmb. records the exact time you enter the site, and _utmc. records the time you exit the site.||_utmb. is automatically deleted when you close your browser, _utmc. expires 30 minutes after your last page view is recorded.||Session|
|_utmz.||This is a cookie that stores the ‘referrer’ information provided by your computer and browser. This information might include: the source of your visit (e.g., directly or from another website or search engine), any search terms you used, which country you are from, your language settings, and the technical specifications of your computer (or other device) and browser.||This cookie expires after six months.||Persistent|
|_utmv.||This is a cookie that can be set to record any classification of your visit as of a particular type in the Google Analytics program.||Expires 24 months from your last recorded visit.||Persistent|
|_ga||.towercoldchain.com||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.||1 years 11 months 28 days 23 hours 59 minutes||Analytics|
|_gid||.towercoldchain.com||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.||23 hours 59 minutes||Analytics|
|_gat||.towercoldchain.com||This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.||23 hours 59 minutes||Performance|
|UserMatchHistory||.linkedin.com||LinkedIn – Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor’s preferences.||29 days 23 hours 59 minutes||Other|
|lang||.ads.linkedin.com||This cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.||session||Functional|
|bcookie||.linkedin.com||This cookie is set by LinkedIn. The purpose of the cookie is to enable LinkedIn functionalities on the page.||1 years 11 months 29 days 11 hours 37 minutes||Functional|
|lidc||.linkedin.com||This cookie is set by LinkedIn and used for routing.||23 hours 59 minutes||Functional|
|lang||.linkedin.com||This cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.||session||Functional|
|bscookie||.www.linkedin.com||This cookie is a browser ID cookie set by Linked share Buttons and ad tags.||1 years 11 months 29 days 11 hours 37 minutes||Advertisement|