Sign-in and Authentication. We use "essential cookies" to authenticate you. When you sign into the Service with an account, we store a unique ID number, and the time you signed in, in an encrypted cookie on your device. This cookie allows you to navigate the Service without having to sign in again on each page. You can also save your sign-in information so you do not have to sign in each time you return to the site. In particular, we use the following essential cookies:
Provider Name Purpose Expiry GooseChase sessionid Required cookie for maintaining application state. 14 days
Storing your Preferences and Settings. We use "preference and functionality" cookies to store your preferences and settings on your device, and to enhance your experiences. These cookies help us maintain a consistent user experience by remembering things like your preferences or which versions of a page layout we showed you. These cookies do not track your browsing activity. Saving your preferences with cookies, such as your preferred language, prevents you from having to set your preferences repeatedly. In particular, we use the following preference and functionality cookies:
Provider Name Purpose Expiry Olark Wcsid A session identifier that is used to keep track of a chat session. Session _oklv Used to keep track of the Olark loader version (for improved caching). Session _ok Used to track the most recent Olark site ID (security measure). Session _okbk Extra state information (e.g. chat box being open/closed). Session _okdetect Used to detect visitor preferences & chat session. Session Hblid A visitor identifier that is used to remember the user between visits. 2 years olfsk A storage identifier that is used to maintain chat state across pages (e.g. message history). 2 years Optimizely optimizelyPendingLogEvents Used as a cache for a visitor's actions between tracking calls. This ensures that all events are efficiently tracked even if a visitor takes many actions in rapid succession. The cookie is wiped once the tracking call has been made. Session optimizelyEndUserId Stores a visitor's unique Optimizely identifier, a combination of a timestamp & a random number. No other information is stored. 6 months optimizelyBuckets Records the Optimizely variation that the vistor has seen for an experiment. 6 months optimizelySegments Persists the visitor's Optimizely segments: browser, campaign, mobile, source type, and any custom dimensions that we may have configured. 6 months
Provider Name Purpose Expiry Google Analytics _gat Used to throttle request rate. Session _gid Used to distinguish users. 24 hours _ga Used to distinguish users. 2 years Mixpanel mp_#_mixpanel Track & evaluate website performance. 1 year ShareThis __sharethis_cookie_test__ Monitors pages viewed, navigation & time spent on each page. You will only be identified if have signed up separately on ShareThis and given them your consent. Session _unam 9 months __stid 1 year Pingdom pa-l Used to distinguish users. 1 month pa-l_enabled Used to determine if the service should be enabled or not. 1 month
Provider Name Purpose Expiry Google Ads _gac Track & evaluate marketing & advertising performance. 3 months _gcl_au ActiveCampaign ac_enable_tracking Track & evaluate marketing performance. 29 days cmp# _fbp Deliver our advertising to users who have visited our website when they are on a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising 2 months bcookie Used by LinkedIn to optimize the advertising shown on LinkedIn. 2 years bscookie 2 years lidc 1 day lissc 1 year UserMatchHistory 6 months lang Sets default locale/language Session Privy _privy_b Used to distinguish users & whether a user has sent their email address in for the mailing list already or whether the pop-up has already been shown. Session _privy_a 10 years _privy_match_session 6 days _privy_# 1 year __cfduid Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. 1 year
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Last Updated: March 13, 2020