What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first party cookies.
We may also use third party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – (such as Google Analytics) to track web statistics.
- Assisting you in navigation;
- Assisting in registration to our events, login, and your ability to provide feedback;
- Analyzing your use of our products, services or applications;
- Assisting with our promotional and marketing efforts (including behavioral advertising)
Session cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser and persistent cookies remain on your device after the browser is closed (for example to remember your user preferences when you return to the site).
The types of cookies we use
Below is a list of the main cookies we use on our Website and a brief explanation of their use, a full list of IMI plc website cookies appears at Appendix 1:
- Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for (such as navigating between pages) cannot be provided.
- Performance Cookies
The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be anonymized by use of the appropriate settings (“_anonymizelp()” function or equivalent), transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
You may prevent or stop the installation and storage of cookies by you browser settings by downloading and installing the free Opt-out Browser Add-on available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en (link is external). We inform you that in such case you will not be able to wholly use all functions of our website.
By using our website, you consent to the processing of any personal data Google will collect on you in the way and for the purpose as described above.
- Functional Cookies
How to control cookies
If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device, then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org (link is external), which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.
Cookies policy does not cover third party websites
Please note that this Cookies policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, the privacy practices of third party websites which may be linked to or accessible through this website.
Changes to the Cookies policy
We may update this Cookies policy and we would encourage you to review the policy from time to time to stay informed of how we are using cookies. This Cookies policy was last updated in May 2018.
Full List of IMI plc website cookies
|_ga||Used to distinguish users.||Optional||2 years|
|_gid||Used to distinguish users.||Optional||24 hours|
|_gat||Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named dc_gtm.||Optional||1 minute|
|AMP_TOKEN||Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.||Optional||30 seconds to 1 year|
|gac||Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.||Optional||90 days|
|BC_ACCOUNT||This video cookie is ID of the currently logged into Brightcove account.||Strictly necessary||1 day|
|BC_EMAIL||This video cookie is used if “Remember me” is selected at time of login.||Strictly necessary||3 weeks|
|BC_POD||This video cookie defines the regional pod in which the Studio resides||Strictly necessary||End of browser session|
|BC_TOKEN||This cookie is Brightcove video session cookie; anonymous unique identifier for Studio users||Strictly necessary||End of browser session|
|AWSELB||AWS Classic Load Balancer creates load balancing cookie: used to map the session to the instance.||Strictly necessary||1 Day|
|AWSALB||Classic AWS load balancer first receives a request from a client, it routes the request to a target, generates a cookie named AWSALB that encodes information about the selected target, encrypts the cookie, and includes the cookie in the response to the client.||Strictly necessary||1 Day|
|_fbp||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third-party advertisers.||Optional||End of browser session|
|_CookieConsent||_Cookieconsent cookie is a plugin used to comply with EU guideline||Strictly necessary||90days|
|.ASPXFORMSAUTH||This attribute is used to specify the HTTP cookie to use for authentication.||Strictly necessary||End of browser session|
|.ASPXROLES||Cookies used to keep track of if the visitor has any permissions on the website. Only used for logged in users||Strictly necessary||End of browser session|
|ASP.NET_SessionId||SessionId what .NET Manages for maintaining session||Strictly necessary||End of browser session|
Cookies used on Retrofit3D Portal
- __cf_bm – Used by cloudflare bot management service.
- __cfduid – Cloudflare cookie used to identify clients behind a shared IP address.
- auth0 – User session
- auth0_compat – User session. Fallback cookie used by legacy browsers.
- did – Identifier for device/user agent.
- did_compat – Identifier for device/user agent. Fallback cookie used by legacy browsers.
- a0.spajs.txs.* – No NCE cookie. One-time encryption key.
- auth0.is.authenticated – Used by SPA.