How We Use Cookies

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. They are commonly used to retain settings or other features ready for your next visit.

We use cookies to make our website easier for you to use. We will only read or write cookies for the preference level set by you. Please note that cookies set prior to you changing your settings will still be on your computer, but you can remove them using your browser settings.

The cookies used on esriuk.com are based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories.


 

Strictly Necessary

'Strictly Necessary' cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas and shopping baskets. These cookies don't gather any information about you that could be used for marketing, and they don’t remember where you've been on the internet.

We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to…

  • Remember things like information you've entered on order forms when you navigate to different pages in a single web browser session 
  • Identify you as being logged in to esriuk.com 
  • Make sure you connect to the right service on our website when we make any changes to the way the website works 

Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, so if you prevent these cookies we can't guarantee your security or predict how our website will perform during your visit.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'strictly necessary'.

esriuk.com cookies:

  • SSESSxxxxx – Secure Session Cookie (XXXX designates session id) 
  • SESSxxxxx – Session Cookie (XXXX designates session id)

 

Performance

'Performance' cookies collect information about how you use our website e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies don't collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how our website works, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our advertising is.

We use performance cookies to…

  • Help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur 
  • Enhance your experience on our website so that scripts and code runs as efficiently as possible.

Using our site indicates that you accept the use of 'Performance' cookies. Opting-out of these cookies may result in our website not performing or displaying correctly and therefore we strongly recommend that you do not opt-out of these cookies to ensure that you are able to access the information you need in as painless a way as possible.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'Performance':

Cookie - has_js

Functionality - Javascript Check Result

Host - Esriuk.com


 

Functionality

'Functionality' cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit.

We use 'Functionality' cookies to…

  • Provide a personalised experience for you when using our website
  • Prevent you from having to enter information into forms more than once
  • Share information with partners to provide a service on our website. The information shared is only to be used to provide the service, product or function and not for any other purpose
  • Help you to get unlimited access to most types of content available on the site

Using our site indicates that you accept the use of 'Functionality' cookies. Opting-out of these cookies may result in our website not performing or displaying correctly and therefore we strongly recommend that you do not opt-out of these cookies to ensure that you are able to access the information you need in as painless a way as possible.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'Functionality':

Cookie - __atuvc

Functionality - AddThis Social Connector

Host - Esriuk.com


Cookie - 2015_Q3_FM_ASSET_CaseStudyGateway

Functionality - Case Study Gateway - Remembers data input into forms

Host - Esriuk.com


 

Targeting

'Targeting' cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as 'Like' buttons and 'Share' buttons. The third party provides these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website.

We use 'Targeting' cookies to…

  • Provide statistics on how our website is used
  • Help us to provide you with relevant communication

You can control whether or not these cookies are used, but preventing them may stop us from offering you some services. All of these cookies are managed by third parties, and you may alternatively use the third parties' own tools to prevent these cookies by using the relevant links to opt out. Please note if cookies are disabled then we may still send communications to you but may not be able to tailor/limit what you receive to what is of most interest and relevance to you.

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'Targeting':

Cookie   System Host 
 _utma  Google Analytics  Esriuk.com
 _utmb  Google Analytics
 Esriuk.com
 _utmc  Google Analytics
 Esriuk.com
 _utmx  Google Analytics
 Esriuk.com
 _utmxx  Google Analytics
 Esriuk.com
 _utmz  Google Analytics
 Esriuk.com

 

Click Dimensions Cookies and Google Analytics cookies local and global opt out

The table below lists the cookies that are placed in a visitor’s browser when the ClickDimensions tracking script is being used on the visited web page, their use and expiration.

Name

Description

Expiration

cuvid

This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to the site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits the site, a new __cuid cookie is written with a different visitor unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that the application uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.

2 years from set/update.


cusid

This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site. When a user views a page on the site, the script code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on the site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on the site for longer than 30 minutes.

30 minutes from set/update.

cuvon

Used to signal the last time a visitor viewed a page.

30 minutes from set/update



Google Analytics Cookies


Esri UK uses Google Analytics to understand how our site is used so that we can continually improve the content and organisation of the site to ensure that all visitors can find the content they require quickly and effectively.


Full details on the cookies set by Google Analytics are published on the Google website. Google also publishes a browser add-on to allow you to choose that information about your website visit is not sent to Google Analytics.



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