About Cookies

A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer or mobile and set by the web server. These can contain a unique identifier per user, the website name and various characters.  Generally the user’s experience is improved however you may want to disable cookies in your browser.  You can use the help section within the browser or alternatively more information can be found about cookies here.

We use Google Analytics to help us to analyse how users are using the website and improve their experience.  The following cookies are used for Google Analytics:

  • _ga
    2 years expiry
    Used to distinguish users.
  • _gat
    10 minutes expiry
    Used to throttle request rate.
  • __utma
    2 years from set/update expiry
    Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
  • __utmb
    30 mins from set/update expiry
    Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
  • __utmc
    End of browser session expiry
    Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
  • __utmz
    6 months from set/update expiry
    Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
  • __utmv
    2 years from set/update expiry
    Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

 

Locate Us

Scunthorpe Office

Normanby Gateway, Lysaghts Way,
Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire,
DN15 9YG
scunthorpe@flixecotech.co.uk
01724 230 240

Lincoln Office

Resolution House, Crusader Road,
Lincoln, Lincolnshire,
LN6 7AS
lincoln@flixecotech.co.uk
01522 244 554

The Flixborough Eco Technologies Team