What’s a cookie? It’s a small file that our page creates in your web browser. Cookies make it possible to send information back to us, to see how you interact with our site. All data is de-personalized. The cookie is saved in the browser during your session or as long as we want it active, or y clearing all cookies in your browser.
Why might you ask? We want to collect statistics on visits to our website to see how it works and to find ways of improving it. Checking if you are a real visitor to get as accurate statistics as possible. The web page also use Google Maps and YouTube and they set their own cookies.
Cookies we use and what they are for
siteVisitor – Identify real visitor to the web page. Persistant 1st part, 10 days.
cookie_notice_accepted- Keep track of cookie acceptance. Persistant 1st part, 1 year.
We use Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics to see how visitors are interacting with our web page and to collect statistics on visits to our web page so we can see how it works and find ways to improve the user experience.
_gid – Used to distinguish users. Persistant 3rd part, 24 hours.
_ga – Used to distinguish users. Persistant 3rd part, 2 years.
_gat_ – Used to throttle request rate. Session 3rd part, 1 minute.
Google Maps uses the DoubleClick cookies to check if cookies are accepted and serve relevant ads on Google networks from the use of their services.
test_cookie – Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. Session 3rd part.
IDE – 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. Persistant 3rd part, 1 year.
GPS – GPS location mobile devices. Session 3rd part.
PREF – Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites. Persistant 3rd part, 8 months.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE – Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. Persistant 3rd part, 8 months.
YSC – Contains a unique identifier to allow control of visits to YouTube videos. Session 3rd part.
remote_sid – Registers on which domain the video is played at. Session 3rd part.
nextId – Information about the video to be shown after current video, if you watch it on YouTube. Session 3rd part.
requests – How many requests has been made to YouTube. Session 3rd part.