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Cookie declaration last updated on 07/01/2019 (Cookiebot): 

Necessary (7) 

 

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. 

COOKIE NAME 

PROVIDER 

PURPOSE 

EXPIRY 

TYPE 

__cfduid 

crazyegg.com 

Used by the content network, Cloud flare, to identify trusted web traffic. 

1 year 

HTTP 

__lc_cid 

accounts.livechatinc.com 

Necessary for the functionality of the web site's chat-box function 

3 years 

HTTP 

__lc_cst 

accounts.livechatinc.com 

Necessary for the functionality of the web site's chat-box function 

3 years 

HTTP 

__lc_mcid 

accounts.livechatinc.com 

Necessary for the functionality of the web site's chat-box function 

3 years 

HTTP 

__lc_mcst 

accounts.livechatinc.com 

Necessary for the functionality of the web site's chat-box function 

3 years 

HTTP 

local_storage_support_test 

Twitter.com 

The cookie is used in context with the local-storage function in the browser. This function allows the 

website to load faster by pre-loading certain procedures. 

Persistent 

HTML 

PHPSESSID 

Can-online.org.uk 

Preserves user session state across page requests. 

Session 

HTTP 

 

Preferences (3) 

 

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in. 

COOKIE NAME 

PROVIDER 

PURPOSE 

EXPIRY 

TYPE 

__livechat 

Livechatinc.com 

Used to hide the user's personal customisation of LiveChat. 

3 years 

HTTP 

__livechat_lastvisit 

Livechatinc.com 

Stores when the user last used LiveChat. 

3 years 

HTTP 

yt-player-bandwidth 

youtube.com 

Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the visitor's device and network settings. 

3 years 

HTML 

 

Statistics (5) 

 

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting 

information anonymously. 

COOKIE NAME 

PROVIDER 

PURPOSE 

EXPIRY 

TYPE 

_at.hist.# 

Can-online.org.uk 

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis to store the user's usage history of the AddThis sharing widget 

Persistent 

HTML 

_ga 

Can-online.org.uk 

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 

2 years 

HTTP 

_gat 

Can-online.org.uk 

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate 

1 day 

HTTP 

_gid 

Can-online.org.uk 

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 

1 day 

HTTP 

collect 

Google-analytics.com 

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. 

Session 

Pixel 

yt-player-headers-readable

youtube.com

Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the visitor's device and network settings.

Persistent

HTML

 

Marketing (30) 

 

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and 

engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers. 

COOKIE NAME 

PROVIDER 

PURPOSE 

EXPIRY 

TYPE 

__atuvc 

Can-online.org.uk 

Updates the counter of a website's social sharing features. 

13 months 

HTTP 

__atuvs 

Can-online.org.uk 

Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing 

service, AddThis. 

1 day 

HTTP 

__widgetsettings 

Twitter.com 

Unclassified 

Persistent 

HTML 

_at.cww 

Can-online.org.uk 

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis 

Persistent 

HTML 

_at.cww 

facebook.com

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis

Persistent

HTML

_fbp 

Can-online.org.uk 

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 

1 day 

HTTP 

at-lojson-cache-# 

Can-online.org.uk 

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis 

Persistent 

HTML 

at-lojson-cache-#

facebook.com

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis

Persistent

HTML

at-rand 

Can-online.org.uk 

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis 

Persistent 

HTML 

at-rand

facebook.com

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis

Persistent

HTML

common/cavalry_endpoint.php

facebook.com

Unclassified

Pixel

Session

fr 

Facebook.com 

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party 

advertisers. 

3 months 

HTTP 

GPS 

youtube.com 

Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location  

1 day 

HTTP 

i/jot 

Twitter.com 

Sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers. 

Session 

Pixel 

IDE 

Doubleclick.net 

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user 

2 years 

HTTP 

lidc 

Linkedin.com 

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 

1 day 

HTTP 

loc 

addthis.com 

Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level). 

13 months 

HTTP 

PREF

youtube.com

Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses Yo u Tu b e vid eo s
acro ss d ifferen t w eb sites.

8 months

HTTP

test_cookie 

Doubleclick.net 

Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies 

1 day 

HTTP 

tr 

Facebook.com 

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party 

advertisers. 

Session 

Pixel  

uvc 

addthis.com 

Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user. 

13 months 

HTTP 

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 

youtube.com 

Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. 

179 days 

HTTP 

xtc 

addthis.com 

Registers the user’s sharing of content via social media 

13 months 

HTTP 

YSC 

youtube.com 

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. 

Session 

HTTP 

yt-remote-cast-installed 

youtube.com 

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video 

Session 

HTML 

yt-remote-connected-devices 

youtube.com 

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video 

Persistent 

HTML 

yt-remote-device-id 

youtube.com 

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video 

Persistent 

HTML 

yt-remote-fast-check-period 

youtube.com 

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video 

Session 

HTML 

yt-remote-session-app 

youtube.com 

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video 

Session 

HTML 

yt-remote-session-name 

youtube.com

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Session

HTML

 

Unclassified (7) 

 

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual 

cookies. 

COOKIE NAME 

PROVIDER 

PURPOSE 

EXPIRY 

TYPE 

_livechat_9089095visitorId 

secure.livechatinc.com 

Unclassified 

Persistent 

HTML 

9089095:state 

secure.livechatinc.com 

Unclassified 

Persistent 

HTML 

lc_sso9089095 

Can-online.org.uk 

Unclassified 

999 days 

HTTP 

longtail 

Can-online.org.uk 

Unclassified 

Session 

HTTP 

SimpleSAMLSessionID 

Can-mezzanine.org.uk 

Unclassified 

30 days 

HTTP 

SimpleSAMLSessionID 

Can-online.org.uk 

Unclassified 

30 days 

HTTP 

SimpleSAMLSessionIDidp 

Can-idp.org.uk 

Unclassified 

30 days 

HTTP