ESS Security Specialists Cookie Policy

Cookies are small files that are saved to your computer when you use some websites. We use cookies to enhance the experience of using our website. You can remove any cookies already stored on your computer, but it may prevent you from using parts of our website.

These cookies are necessary for the site to function properly. Strictly Necessary

 

Cookie Name Expiration Time Host Description
wpca_consent 1 Year ESS Security Specialists Used to see if you’ve accepted cookies or not.

 

 

Performance & Functionality

These cookies help us the site run smoother and aid with functionality. These include using our contact forms and ensuring your settings and choices can be saved from page-to-page.

 

 

Cookie Name Expiration Time Host Description
PHPSESSID End of browser session ESS Security Specialists To store a simple message when a form is submitted that can be displayed on a different page. For example, if an enquiry form is completed incorrectly, a message will be stored and presented to the user to indicate the errors in the submission. When an enquiry form is submitted successfully, a message is stored and presented to the user thanking them for their enquiry. No personal information is stored in this cookie.

 

 

Reporting & Analytics

 

Cookie Name Expiration Time Host Description
_ga 2 Years Google Used to distinguish users.
_gat 1 minute Google Used to throttle request rate.
_gid 24 hours Google Used to distinguish users.
__utma 2 years from set/update Google 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.
__utmz 6 months from set/update Google 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.

 

 

 

 

 

Third Party Cookies

 

Cookie Name Expiration Time Host Description
<facebook pixel> Not Defined Facebook Used for tracking conversions from advertisements
c_user 3 Months Facebook Used by Facebook and allows you to control the “Follow us on Facebook” and “Like” buttons. It records information about your browser, activity and Facebook identity.
datr 2 Years Facebook Used by Facebook and allows you to control the “Follow us on Facebook” and “Like” buttons. It records information about your browser, activity and Facebook identity.
dpr 6 Days Facebook Used by Facebook and allows you to control the “Follow us on Facebook” and “Like” buttons. It records information about your browser, activity and Facebook identity.
fr 3 Months Facebook Used by Facebook to record information about your browser, activity and Facebook identity
pl 3 Months Facebook Used by Facebook and allows you to control the “Follow us on Facebook” and “Like” buttons. It records information about your browser, activity and Facebook identity.
sb 2 Years Facebook Used by Facebook and allows you to control the “Follow us on Facebook” and “Like” buttons. It records information about your browser, activity and Facebook identity.
wd 3 Months Facebook Used by Facebook and allows you to control the “Follow us on Facebook” and “Like” buttons. It records information about your browser, activity and Facebook identity.
xs 3 Months Facebook Used by Facebook and allows you to control the “Follow us on Facebook” and “Like” buttons. It records information about your browser, activity and Facebook identity.
presence Not Defined Facebook Used by Facebook and allows you to control the “Follow us on Facebook” and “Like” buttons. It records information about your browser, activity and Facebook identity.
act Not Defined Facebook Used by Facebook to record information about your browser, activity and Facebook identity
1P_JAR 1 Month Google These cookies are used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates.
PREF 2 Years Google When creating a Google account or logging in, PREF, NID, HSID, APISID, SID, SSID, SAPISID, GAPS, LSID, BEAT and ULS cookies are stored on the computer in order to remain connected to your Google account when you visit its service again. While you are logged in and use plug-ins from other websites, such as ours, Google uses these cookies to improve your user experience.
CONSENT 20 Years and 1 Month Google Used by Google to confirm you consent to your Google account linked to any plugins hosted externally, for example a Google Maps widget.
gwcc 3 Months Google Tracks our call conversions to see if our ad campaigns are being effective
UULE 24 hours Google Used to distinguish users.
OTZ 30 minutes Google Used by Google to show more relevant ads
SIDCC End of browser session Google Security cookie to protect users data from unauthorised access
_uetsid 30 minutes Microsoft Microsoft Bing universal tracking cookie, used for tracking, identification and the efficient delivery of relevant ads.
lang Not Defined Twitter Determines users preferred/default language
guest_id 2 years from set/update Twitter This cookie is set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media
personalization_id 2 years from set/update Twitter This cookie is set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media.