Use of cookies by Pepper (UK) Limited

Cookies are small data files placed on your computer or internet enabled device by websites in order to add functionality. A cookie can be used to identify a user's computer or internet enabled device to the website, or to other third-party websites. This allows websites to improve the way they work, such as remembering preferences expressed by a user or tracking a user's use of a website for statistical analysis. Cookies do not themselves contain any personally identifying information but if you provide information to us, it may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

 

PURPOSE

COOKIE

DESCRIPTION

SERVICE

STATUS

EXPIRY

Microsoft.NET

ASP.NET_SessionId

General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written with Miscrosoft .NET based technologies. Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Strictly Necessary

.NET platform - View Service Privacy Policy  

Essential

Session

AZURE

ai_session

This cookie name is associated with the Microsoft Application Insights software, which collects statictical usage and telemetry information for apps built on the Azure cloud platform. This is a unique anonymous session identifier cookie.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance

Azure - View Service Privacy Policy  

Essential

Session

ai_user

This cookie name is associated with the Microsoft Application Insights software, which collects statictical usage and telemetry information for apps built on the Azure cloud platform. This is a unique user identifier cookie enabling counting of the number of users accessing the application over time.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance

Essential

1 year

ARRAffinity

This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Strictly Necessary

Essential

Session

TiPMix

Required for EpiServer release process

Essential

Session

x-ms-routing-name

The string x-ms-routing-name=self specifies the production slot. Once the client browser access the link, not only is it redirected to the production slot, but every subsequent request will contain the x-ms-routing-name=self cookie that pins the session to the production slot.

Essential

Session

CLOUDFLARE

__cfduid

Cookie assoiated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Strictly Necessary

CloudFlare - View Service Privacy Policy  

Essential

1 year

GOOGLE

_ga

This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance

Google Analytics - View Service Privacy Policy  

Non-essential

2 years

_gat_UA-32710642-1

This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance

Non-essential

Session

_gid

This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.

The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance

Non-essential

1 day

_gcl_au

Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services

The main purpose of this cookie is: Targeting/Advertising

AdSense - View Service Privacy Policy  

Non-essential

3 months

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