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Cookie consent

We provide a tool that lets you choose which cookies to accept, apart from 'necessary cookies' needed to make the site work properly. Web browsers give you different ways to set up how they handle cookies. This can vary from only allowing cookies from websites that you trust to blocking all cookies.

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For more advice on managing cookies, visit the All About Cookies website.

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Changes to this policy

In line with changing legal requirements, we will update the Macular Society’s cookie policy as the need arises.

Page last updated: 22 April 2024
Next scheduled review: 22 July 2024

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Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as page navigation and access to secure areas. The website cannot function properly without these cookies, and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.

Cookie Control by Civic

This tool gives you control over the cookies you allow when you visit our website.

Cookie name: CookieControl
Purpose: This cookie records the categories of cookies that you choose to allow or block from other service providers we use.
Duration: Persistent.

Umbraco

Umbraco is our website technology platform. We use it to serve static web pages, online forms, site search and our shop.

Azure

Our site is hosted on Azure, Microsoft's cloud hosting solution.

Cookies: ARRAffinity, ARRAffinitySameSite
Purpose: Azure Web Sites for load balancing our application and ensures that, during any browsing session, the visitor's page requests are forwarded to the same server.
Duration: Session.

ASP NET Core

ASP NET Core is the open-source version of ASP.NET, the popular web-development framework for building web apps on the .NET platform.
Umbraco makes use of ASP NET Core functionality.

Cookies: ai_session, ai_user
Purpose: SessionTelemetryInitializer updates the Id property of the Session context for all telemetry items with value extracted from the ai_session cookie generated by the ApplicationInsights JavaScript instrumentation code running in the user's browser.
UserTelemetryInitializer updates the Id and AcquisitionDate properties of User context for all telemetry items with values extracted from the ai_user cookie generated by the Application Insights JavaScript instrumentation code running in the user's browser.
Duration: Session.

Cookies: .AspNetCore.Mvc.CookieTempDataProvider
Purpose: Determines the settings used to create the cookie in CookieTempDataProvider.
SameSite defaults to Lax. Setting this to Strict may cause browsers to not send back the cookie to the server in an OAuth login flow. SecurePolicy defaults to SameAsRequest. HttpOnly defaults to true. IsEssential defaults to false, This property is only considered when a user opts into the CookiePolicyMiddleware. If you are using this middleware and want to use CookieTempDataProvider, then either set this property to true or request user consent for non-essential cookies.
Duration: Session.

Cookies: .AspNetCore.Antiforgery
Purpose: Determines the settings used to create the antiforgery cookies.
Duration: Session.

Stripe

We use Stripe to process credit or debit card transactions:

  • donations
  • shop purchases
  • joining the Macular Society as a paid member
  • renewing subscriptions

Cookie: __stripe_mid
Purpose: Stripe is used for credit card payments. Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable our website to process payments without storing any credit card information on its our servers.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: __stripe_sid
Purpose: Stripe is used for credit card payments.
Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable our website to process payments without storing any credit card information on its our server.
Duration: One hour.

Recaptcha

Cookie: _GRECAPTCHA
Purpose: This cookie provides our forms with spam protection. reCAPTCHA sets a necessary cookie (_GRECAPTCHA) when executed for the purpose of providing its risk analysis.
Duration: Session.

Custom cookies

Cookie: _FPC
Purpose: This cookie saves, and passes entered data between form.
Duration: Session.

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Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on its usage.

Adalyser

We use Adalyser to measure the effectiveness of TV advertising.

Cookie: __adal_ca
Purpose: This cookie stores traffic source/campaign data, for the purposes of being able to see which advertising campaign drove a user to visit our site.
Duration: Two years.

Cookie: __adal_cw
Purpose: This cookie stores visit timestamp data, for the purpose of tying back conversion events to earlier visits.
Duration: Two years.

Cookie: __adal_id
Purpose: This cookie stores the device ID (generated), in order to uniquely identify a device.
Duration: Two years.

Cookie: __adal_ses
Purpose: This cookie determines whether there is a currently active session. When this cookie expires, the session ends.
Duration: Two years.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics (GA) to track website user interaction. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website. Although GA records user data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. GA also records your computer’s IP address but Google does not grant us access to this.

Cookie: _ga
Purpose: This cookie contains a unique identifier used by Google Analytics to determine that two distinct hits belong to the same user across browsing sessions.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: _gid
Purpose: This contains a unique identifier used by Google Analytics to determine that two distinct hits belong to the same user across browsing sessions.
Duration: One day.

Cookie: __utma
Purpose: This is 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.
Duration: Two years.

Cookie: __utmt
Purpose: This is used to throttle the request rate.
Duration: 10 minutes.

Cookie: __utmb
Purpose: This is 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.
Duration: 30 minutes

Cookie: __utmc
Purpose: This is not used in ga.js. It is set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the__utmbcookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.

Cookie: __utmz
Purpose: This 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.
Duration: Six months.

Cookie: __utmv This is used to store visitor-level custom variable data.
Purpose: The 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.
Duration: Two years.

Google Tag Manager

We use Google Tag Manager to manage efficiently all the third-party code we add to our website. This code is required by the traffic analysis and online advertising services we use.

Cookie: gat_UA-164642617-1
Purpose: This is our account ID, used to control the request rate.
Duration: Session.

Cookie: _dc_gtm_
Purpose: This is used to control the request rate.
Duration: One month.

Cookie: _gac_
Purpose: This contains campaign-related information for the user.
Duration: 90 days.

Cookie: _gat
Purpose: This is used to control the request rate.
Duration: One minute.

Cookie: _gcl_au
Purpose: This is used for storing and tracking conversions.
Duration: Persistent.

Hotjar

We use Hotjar to analyse how well particular pages or sections of our website are working.

Cookie: _hjClosedSurveyInvites
Purpose: This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with an External Link Survey invitation modal. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not reappear if it has already been shown.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: _hjDonePolls
Purpose: This is set once a visitor completes a survey using the On-site Survey widget. It is used to ensure that the same survey does not reappear if it has already been filled in.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: _hjMinimizedPolls
Purpose: This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes an On-site Survey widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimized when the visitor navigates through your site.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: _hjShownFeedbackMessage
Purpose: This is set when a visitor minimizes or completes Incoming Feedback. This is done so that the Incoming Feedback will load as minimized immediately if the visitor navigates to another page where it is set to show.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: _hjid
Purpose: This stores the unique user ID.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: _hjRecordingLastActivity
Purpose: This should be found in Session storage (as opposed to cookies). This gets updated when a visitor recording starts and when data is sent through the WebSocket (the visitor performs an action that Hotjar records).
Duration: Session.

Cookie: _hjTLDTest
Purpose: When the Hotjar script executes, we try to determine the most generic cookie path we should use, instead of the page hostname. This is done so that cookies can be shared across subdomains (where applicable). To determine this, we try to store the _hjTLDTest cookie for different URL substring alternatives until it fails. After this check, the cookie is removed.
Duration: Session.

Cookie: _hjUserAttributesHash
Purpose: User Attributes sent through the Hotjar Identify API are cached for the duration of the session in order to know when an attribute has changed and needs to be updated.
Duration: Session.

Cookie: _hjCachedUserAttributes
Purpose: This cookie stores User Attributes which are sent through the Hotjar Identify API, whenever the user is not in the sample. These attributes will only be saved if the user interacts with a Hotjar Feedback tool.
Duration: Session.

Cookie: _hjLocalStorageTest
Purpose: This cookie is used to check if the Hotjar Tracking Script can use local storage. If it can, a value of 1 is set in this cookie. The data stored in_hjLocalStorageTest has no expiration time, but it is deleted almost immediately after it is created.
Duration: <100 miliseconds.

Cookie: _hjIncludedInPageviewSample
Purpose: This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's pageview limit.
Duration: 30 minutes.

Cookie: _hjIncludedInSessionSample
Purpose: This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's daily session limit.
Duration: 30 minutes.

Cookie: _hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress
Purpose: The cookie is set so Hotjar can track the beginning of the user's journey for a total session count. It does not contain any identifiable information.
Duration: Session.

Clarity

We use Clarity to analyse how well particular pages or sections of our website are working, using heatmaps, session recordings and more. Read more about Clarity cookies.

Cookie: _clck
Purpose: Persists the Clarity User ID and preferences, unique to that site is attributed to the same user ID.
Duration: 1 year.

Cookie: _clsk
Purpose: Connects multiple page views by a user into a single Clarity session recording.
Duration: 1 day.

Cookie: CLID
Purpose: Identifies the first-time Clarity saw this user on any site using Clarity.
Duration: 1 year.

Cookie: ANONCHK
Purpose: Indicates whether MUID is transferred to ANID, a cookie used for advertising. Clarity doesn't use ANID and so this is always set to 0.
Duration: 10 minutes.

Cookie: MR
Purpose: Indicates whether to refresh MUID.
Duration: 7 days.

Cookie: MUID
Purpose: Identifies unique web browsers visiting Microsoft sites. These cookies are used for advertising, site analytics, and other operational purposes.
Duration: 1 year.

Cookie: SM
Purpose: Used in synchronizing the MUID across Microsoft domains.
Duration: Session.

VWO

We sometimes use VWO for A/B testing, to analyse how well particular pages or sections of our website are working. VWO uses persistent visitor-level and local storage cookies to understand visitors’ behaviour and track visitor journeys on the website to deliver the best experience. Read more about VWO cookies.

Cookie: _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_goal_{GOALID}
Purpose: This cookie is created when a campaign goal is triggered. This cookie, when created, will always have a value of 1.
Duration: 100 days.

Cookie: _vis_opt_test_cookie
Purpose: This cookie is created to detect if the cookies are enabled on the visitor’s browser or not. It also helps in tracking the number of browser sessions a visitor has gone through. The value of this cookie is always 1.
Duration: Expires on browser close.

Cookie: _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_combi
Purpose: This cookie is created when a visitor is chosen for a particular variation for a test. This cookie makes sure that visitors see the same variation when they revisit the page in the future. Here the Control has a value of 1, Variation #1 has a value of 2, Variation #2 has a value of 3, and so on.
Duration: 100 days.

Cookie: _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_exclude
Purpose: This cookie is created when a visitor has been excluded from a Test Campaign due to the traffic percentage specifications. The value is always 1.
Duration: 100 days.

Cookie: _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_split
Purpose: This cookie is created when one of the variations is chosen for the visitor, but the visitor is not yet redirected to the variation page. It exists so that VWO can verify that the variation page corresponds to the chosen variation after landing on the page. The value is >=2 (as 1 corresponds to Control and it’s not created in case the Control is chosen)
This cookie is created only for Split URL campaigns.
Duration: 100 days.

Cookie: _vis_opt_s
Purpose: This cookie tracks session created for a visitor, i.e., the number of times the browser was closed and reopened. The value is >=1, followed by a pipe sign. For example, the value of 2 indicates that the visitor restarted the browser once while 3 means twice.
Duration: 100 days.

Cookie: _vis_opt_out
Purpose: This cookie indicates that the visitor should not be made part of any campaign. Its value is 1.
Duration: 10 years.

Cookie: _vwo_uuid
Purpose: This cookie generates a unique id for every visitor and is used for the report segmentation feature in VWO, and it also allows you to view data in a more refined manner.
Duration: 10 years.

Cookie: _vwo_uuid_{CAMPAIGNID}
Purpose: This cookie is created for each cross-domain campaign. It generates a unique id for every visitor and is used for the report segmentation feature in VWO, and it also allows you to view data in a more refined manner.
Duration: 10 years.

Cookie: _vwo_ds
Purpose: This cookie stores persistent visitor-level data for VWO Insights.
Duration: Depends on the retention period of the account.

Cookie: _vwo_sn
Purpose: This cookie stores session-level information.
Duration: 30 mins and reset again to 30 mins on visitor activity.

Cookie: _vwo_uuid_v2
Purpose: This cookie calculates unique traffic on a website.
Duration: 366 days.

Cookie: _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_combi_choose
Purpose: This cookie stores the chosen combination. It’s a temporary cookie that gets deleted when the campaign changes are applied.
Duration: Persists until campaign changes are applied.

Cookie: _vwo_referrer
Purpose: This cookie stores referral info allowing VWO to identify the original Traffic source in case of the Split URL campaign.
This cookie is created only for Split URL campaigns but can be read by all campaign types.
Duration: 15 secs.

Cookie: _vwo
Purpose: This cookie is a jar of all the cookies. It is currently created only for the Safari browser. In the future, it would replace all the cookies. The actual expiry of a cookie doesn’t matter as it stores the expiry of cookies set in it and keeps on expiring them.
Duration: Expires in 2096 years.

Cookie: wingify_push_db_status
Purpose: This cookie stores the subscription sync status of the subscriber with VWO Engage’s Server.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: wingify_push_subscription_id
Purpose: This cookie stores the subscription ID to uniquely identify the subscriber generated by the browser.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: wingify_push_subscription_endpoint
Purpose: This cookie stores the subscription endpoint of the subscription object specific to the browser(Chrome/Firefox).
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: pushcrew_opt_out
Purpose: This cookie is used for opting-out.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: wingify_push_do_not_show_notification_popup
Purpose: This cookie stores the information if the first-step opt-in should show up or not. Valid only for 2 Step Opt-in.
Duration: 14 days.

Cookie: pshcrw_update_subId
Purpose: This cookie is used for retrying the storage of subscriptions with VWO Engage’s Server. Used only in cases when the server is not reachable due to network issues.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: wingify_push_subscription_status
Purpose: This cookie stores the information if the visitor is subscribed or unsubscribed to VWO Engage.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: wingify_push_subscriber_lang
Purpose: This cookie stores the subscriber's browser language.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: wingify_donot_track_actions
Purpose: This cookie persists the information that subscriber actions should be tracked.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: wingify_do_not_show_chicklet
Purpose: This cookie is used to decide if the chicklet for opting to notifications should be shown or not.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: _wingify_pc_uuid
Purpose: This cookie stores the subscriber ID to uniquely identify the subscriber. VWO generates this randomly.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: wingifyEcomData-*
Purpose: This cookie is persisted when the subscriber becomes part of Shopify segments created through VWO Engage App.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: wingify_push_gcm_id
Purpose: This cookie stores the FCM ID of the customer to identify which FCM key was used for subscribing.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: wingifyRetrySegment-*
Purpose: This cookie is persisted when wingifySegment-* cookie cannot be synced with VWO Engage Server.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: wingifySegment-*
Purpose: This cookie is persisted only when the subscriber is part of a segment that the visitor creates from the VWO Engage App.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: pshcrw_v_k
Purpose: This cookie stores the public VAPID Key of the customer to identify which VAPID key was used for subscribing.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: wingify_push_subscriber_id
Purpose: This cookie stores the subscriber ID to uniquely identify the subscriber. VWO generates this randomly.
Duration: 10000 days.

Cookie: _vwo_global_opt_out
Purpose: This cookie is persisted when a visitor opts out of vwo on all websites in a given browser.
Duration: 100 days.

Cookie: _vwo_ssm
Purpose: This cookie is used for testing and is created only on sites that use the HTTP protocol. This is used to check if VWO can create cookies on them, post which this cookie is deleted.
Duration: 3650 days.

Third Party Cookies

Cookie: _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_goal_{GOALID}_{ACCID}
Purpose: This cookie is created when a campaign goal is triggered. When created, this cookie always has a value of 1.
Duration: 100 days.

Cookie: _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_combi_{ACCID}
Purpose: This cookie is created when a visitor is chosen for a particular variation of a test. It ensures that visitors see the same variation when they revisit the page. Here the Control always has the value of 1, Variation #1 always has the value of 2, Variation #2 has the value of 3, and so on.
Duration: 100 days.

Cookie: _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_exclude_{ACCID}
Purpose: This cookie is created when a visitor has been excluded from a campaign due to the traffic percentage specifications. The value of this cookie is always 1.
Duration: 100 days.

Cookie: _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_split_{ACCID}
Purpose: This cookie is created when one of the variations is chosen for the visitor, but the visitor is not yet redirected to the variation page. Using this, VWO verifies that the variation page corresponds to the chosen variation after landing on the page. The value will always be >=2 as it won’t be created in case the control is chosen.
Duration: 100 days.

Cookie: _vwo_uuid_{CAMPAIGNID}_{ACCID}
Purpose: This cookie is created for each cross-domain campaign. It generates a unique id for every visitor and is used for the report segmentation feature in VWO. It also allows you to view data in a refined manner.
Duration: 10 years.

Cookie: _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_combi_choose_{ACCID}
Purpose: This cookie stores the chosen combination. It’s a temporary cookie that gets deleted when the campaign changes are applied.
Duration: Persists until campaign changes are applied.

Cookie: _vwo_global_opt_out
Purpose: This cookie is persisted when a visitor opts out of vwo on all websites in a given browser.
Duration: 100 days.

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Social cookies

We use some social sharing plugins, to allow you to share certain pages of our website on social media. These plugins place cookies so that you can correctly view how many times a page has been shared.

Facebook

We place advertising on Facebook to raise awareness of macular disease, to solicit donations and to encourage people to join the Macular Society.

Cookie: _fbp
Purpose: This is used by Facebook to track visits across websites to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third party advertisers.
Duration: Three months.

Tawk.to

We embed a third-party chatbot service called GriefChat on our Bereavement Support page. GriefChat runs on the tawk.to platform.

Cookie: __tawkuuid
Purpose: This cookie is used to collect information about how the visitor interacts with the live chat function on the website.
Duration: Six months.

Cookie: TawkConnectionTime
Purpose: This allows the website to recoqnise the visitor, in order to optimize the chat-box functionality.
Duration: Session.

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Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. They help advertising platform providers display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user, and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.

Facebook

Facebook Remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display ads that are relevant to you in relation to the following purposes:

  • Fundraising via donations, lottery and events
  • Reach our members and existing supporters to communicate important messages

Cookie: _fr
Purpose: Provided by Facebook, this pixel matches Facebook user profiles anonymously, enable retargeting on the Facebook platform, as well as the creation of lookalike audiences. This pixel allows Macular Society to analyse marketing efforts, and serve the most relevant advertising to the correct audience.
Duration: Three months.

Twitter

Twitter allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs.

Cookie: Mbox
Purpose: This cookie is for marketing on developer.twitter.com.
Duration: Two years.

Cookie: __ncuid
Purpose: This cookie is for doubleclick integration and/or analytics.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: Twtr_pixel_opt_in
Purpose: This cookie allows you to share pages and content and for advertising to collect information about users browsing behaviour for marketing purposes including digital display and social media advertising.
Duration: 14 days.

Cookie: Twid
Purpose: This cookie is for authentication.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: Auth_token
Purpose: This cookie is for account login and authentication.
Duration: Four years.

Cookie: Kdt
Purpose: This cookie is to authenticate a known device.
Duration: Six months.

Cookie: Guest_id
Purpose: This cookie is used for authentication.
Duration: Two years.

Cookie: Ads_prefs
Purpose: This cookie is to opt-out of ads tracking.
Duration: Four years.

Cookie: Ct0
Purpose: This cookie is for authentication.
Duration: Four years.

Cookie: Cd_user_id
Purpose: This cookie is for help center functionality on help.twitter.com.
Duration: Three months.

Cookie: Eu_cn
Purpose: This cookie is for cookie notices.
Duration: Four months.

Cookie: Dnt
Purpose: This cookie is for opt-out of ads personalisation.
Duration: Four years.

Cookie: Personalization_id
Purpose: This cookie tracks activities off Twitter for a personalized experience.
Duration: One year.

Cookie
: D_prefs
Purpose: This cookie is for your cookie preferences.
Duration: Four months.

Cookie: Guest_id_marketing
Purpose: This cookie is for marketing when logged out.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: Guest_id_ads
Purpose: This cookie is for advertising when logged out.
Duration: One year.

LinkedIn

LinkedIn allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs.

Cookie: S_tslv
Purpose: Used to retain and fetch time since last visit in Adobe Analytics.
Duration: Six months.

Cookie: Gpv_pn
Purpose: Used to retain and fetch previous page visited in Adobe Analytics.
Duration: Six months.

Cookie: Lms_ads
Purpose: Used to identify LinkedIn Members off LinkedIn for advertising.
Duration: 30 days.

Cookie: _gcl_au
Purpose: Used through Google Analytics to understand user interaction with the site and advertising.
Duration: Three months.

Cookie: VID
Purpose: ID associated with a visitor to a LinkedIn microsite which is used to determine conversions for lead gen purposes.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: Bcookie
Purpose: Browser Identifier cookie to uniquely identify devices accessing LinkedIn to detect abuse on the platform.
Duration: Two years.

Cookie: Li_gc
Purpose: Used to store consent of guests regarding the use of cookies for non-essential purposes.
Duration: Two years.

Cookie: Li_mc
Purpose: Used as a temporary cache to avoid database lookups for a member's consent for use of non-essential cookies and used for having consent information on the client side to enforce consent on the client side.
Duration: Two years.

Cookie: Lidc
Purpose: To facilitate data center selection.
Duration: 24 hours.

Cookie: _guid
Purpose: Used to identify a LinkedIn Member for advertising through Google Ads.
Duration: 90 days.

Cookie: Lms_analytics
Purpose: Used to identify LinkedIn Members off LinkedIn for analytics.
Duration: 30 days.

Cookie: Aam_uuid
Purpose: Set for ID sync for Adobe Audience Manager.
Duration: 30 days.

Cookie: Liap
Purpose: Used by non-www.domains to denote the logged in status of a member.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: Lang
Purpose: Used to remember a user's language setting to ensure LinkedIn.com displays in the language selected by the user in their settings.
Duration: Session.

Cookie: AMCV_14215E3D5995C57C0A495C55%40AdobeOrg
Purpose: Indicates the start of a session for Adobe Experience Cloud.
Duration: Session.

Cookie: AnalyticsSyncHistory
Purpose: Used to store information about the time a sync took place with the lms_analytics cookie.
Duration: 30 days.

Cookie: UserMatchHistory
Purpose: Used for id sync process. It stores the last sync time to avoid repeating the syncing process in a frequent manner.
Duration: 30 days.

Google

We use Google AdWords Remarketing to advertise across the Internet. AdWords remarketing will display relevant ads tailored to you based on what parts of the TriggerApp website you have viewed by placing a cookie on your machine. The cookie is used to say "This person visited this page, so show them ads relating to that page."" Google AdWords Remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display ads that are relevant to you. We use advertising on Google to raise awareness of macular conditions and the Macular Society.

Cookie: _drt_id BCSI-CS-5B059C53EB35D97E ug
Purpose: We sometimes use third-party agencies to advertise and bring traffic to certain parts of the site, for example where we have a specific campaign. These cookie are placed by one of our third-party agencies to allow them to track the activities of visitors that have come to the site from their adverts.
Duration: At least one session.

Cookie: __Secure-3PSIDCC
Purpose: This is a targeting cookie. It builds a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant and personalised Google advertising.
Duration: Two years.

Cookie: __Secure-3PSID
Purpose: This is used by for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant and personalised Google advertising.
Duration: Two years.

Cookie: SID
Purpose: This is used for security purposes to store digitally signed and encrypted records of a user's Google account ID and most recent sign-in time. It allows Google to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of login credentials, and protect user data from unauthorised parties. This can also be used for targeting purposes to show relevant and personalised ad content.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: SIDCC
Purpose: This security cookie protects a user's data from unauthorized access.
Duration: Persistent.

Cookie: __Secure-3PAPISID
Purpose: This is used by for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant and personalised Google advertising.
Duration: Two years.

Cookie: SSID
Purpose: This is used to store information about how you use the website and any advertising that you may have seen before visiting this website. It also helps to customise advertising on Google properties by remembering your most recent searches, your previous interactions with an advertiser's ads or search results and your visits to an advertisers website.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: APISID
Purpose: This is used by for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant and personalised Google advertising.
Duration: Two years.

Cookie: SAPISID
Purpose: This is used by for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant and personalised Google advertising.
Duration: Two years.

Cookie: HSID
Purpose: This is used for security purposes to store digitally signed and encrypted records of a user's Google account ID and most recent sign-in time which allows Google to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of login credentials, and protect user data from unauthorised parties. This can also be used for targeting purposes to show relevant and personalised ad content.
Duration: One year.

Cookie: 1P_JAR
Purpose: This collects website statistics and track conversion rates.
Duration: 30 days.

Cookie: SEARCH_SAMESITE
Purpose: This allow servers to mitigate the risk of CSRF and information leakage attacks by asserting that a particular cookie should only be sent with requests initiated from the same registrable domain.
Duration: Five months and two days.

Cookie: CONSENT
Purpose: This cookie is used to track consent to cookie use.

Cookie
: NID
Purpose: This is used to store preferences in a unique Google ID to remember your information. This includes your preferred language (for example, English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (such as 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google's SafeSearch filter turned on. These preferences can be used for optimised and/or personalised advertising on Google networks.
Duration: One year.

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