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Types of cookie:

‘Session’ cookies remain in your browser during your browser session only, i.e. until you leave the website.

‘Persistent’ cookies remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you).

‘Performance’ cookies collect information about your use of the website, such as webpages visited and any error messages; they do not collect personally identifiable information, and the information collected is aggregated such that it is anonymous.  Performance cookies are used to improve how a website works.

‘Functionality’ cookies allow the website to remember any choices you make about the website (such as changes to text size, customised pages) or enable services such as commenting on a blog.

 

Use of cookies by Chemical and Agricultural Services Ltd:  The following table explains the way in which we use cookies on this website.

 

Name Type Duration Purpose Notes
_ga 3rd party 2 yrs Persistent Used to distinguish users. Google Analytics
_gat 3rd party 10 mins Persistent Used to limit the request rate and limit data collection in high traffic websites. Google Analytics
_utma 3rd party 2 yrs Persistent Records the number of visits (for each visitor), the time of the first visit, the previous visit and the current visit. Google Analytics
_utmb e _utmc 3rd party __utmb 30 mins, __utmc Session Persistent Cookie (__utmb) and session cookie (__utmc) used to approximately verify how long visitors remain in the site, when a visit starts and when it ends approx. Google Analytics
_utmz 3rd party 6 months Persistent Cookie which records if the visitor has arrived on our Website from a search engine (and if so, through which keyword), from a link or from no previous page (for instance, a bookmark). Google Analytics
Name Type Duration Purpose Notes
NID 3rd party 6 months Targeting Controls the functioning of dynamic maps. It controls various unique identifiers, but not all details are known. Google Maps
PREF 3rd party 2 yrs Targeting Controls various unique identifiers, but not all details are known. Google Maps
APISID 3rd party Session Targeting Controls the functioning of dynamic maps. It controls various unique identifiers, but not all details are known. Google Maps
HSID 3rd party Session Targeting Controls various unique identifiers, but not all details are known. Google Maps
SAPISID 3rd party Session Targeting Controls various unique identifiers, but not all details are known. Google Maps
SID 3rd party Session Targeting Controls various unique identifiers, but not all details are known. Google Maps
SSID 3rd party Session Targeting Controls various unique identifiers, but not all details are known. Google Maps

 

Name Type Duration Purpose Notes Used with.
AKDC 3rd party 30 mins Technical Required for the functioning of the shopping cart if used but note that The ‘Create’ shopping basket is innovative in that it does not set cookies at all. PayPal