What files we sit on your computer to help our website work.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to user needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
_utmaExpires - 2 years Purpose -Tracks your visits to the site
_utmb & _utmc Expires - 30 minutesPurpose - Records when you enter and leave the site
_utmz Expires - 6 months Purpose - Records where you come from - your geolocation and how you found our site
Here's the other cookies we use for each of our websites:
.irpauthExpires - 30 minsPurpose - To authenticate a logged in user
.irpident Expires - 1 year Purpose - To identify returning users of the site prior to log in (acquired on logging in)
BasketId To identify the active basket for a user
CurrencyId Expires - Unlimited Purpose - To identify the user's preferred currency
SC_ANALYTICS_SESSION_COOKIEExpires - Session onlyPurpose - Used for site statistics
SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_ COOKIEExpires - 1 dayPurpose - Used for site statistics
ASP.NET_SessionIdExpires - Session onlyPurpose - Used to remember what choices you have made on the site
.ASPXAUTHExpires - Session only Purpose - Remembers if you have logged in
drop Expires - 2 daysPurpose - Records whether the My Health Status box is open or closed
search Expires - 2 days Purpose - Records whether th In my area box is open or closed
res Used to help deliver our quiz tools. Expires at end of session.Facebook tracking pixel Cookies relating to Facebook are used to optimise our Facebook advertising.
3rd party cookiesaddthis.com - Used in social sharing Facebook - Used in social sharing and logging in Twitter.com -Used in social sharing
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