Cookie Policy

A ‘cookie’ is a small text file containing information which is stored on your computer. Cookies are only used for technical reasons and to facilitate your use of a website. One type of cookie will save a file permanently on your computer. It can thereafter be used to customise this website based on the user’s choices and interests. Another common type of cookie is the “session cookie”. When you visit a website, session cookies are sent between your computer and the server to collect information. Session cookies are not saved once you close your web browser. For more information about how cookies work, please be referred to www.allaboutcookies.org.

The cookies that Hexagon PPM uses on this website are as per the below table which also sets out how long the cookies are retained.

We are continuously working to improve the website. In order to do this we use Google Analytics to analyse our users behaviour on an anonymous and aggregated level.

We also allow our web analysis tool, Google Analytics, to place and manage cookies on this website. The cookies are placed by Google Analytics to log data about visits and visitors of this website. The statistics are used to improve the user experience of this website. The cookies which are placed and/or managed on this website are as per the below table.

Name of the cookie

Domain name of the cookie

Purpose of the cookie

Information stored through the cookie

How long the cookie is stored

_utma

.hexagonppm.com

Analytical

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.

two years

_utmc

.hexagonppm.com

Analytical

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.

End of browser session

_utmz

.hexagonppm.com

Analytical

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.

six months

_ceg.s

.hexagonppm.com

Performance

Track visitor sessions

three months

_ceg.u

.hexagonppm.com

Performance

Track visitor sessions

three months

_ceir

.hexagonppm.com

Performance

Track whether a visitor has visited the site before

five years

_ga

.hexagonppm.com

Performance

Used to distinguish users.

two years

_gid

.hexagonppm.com

Performance

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

optimizelyEndUserId

.hexagonppm.com

Performance

Unique visitor identifier

six months

__atuvc

.hexagonppm.com

Functionality

This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count.

one year and 1 month

ASP.NET_SessionId

.hexagonppm.com

Strictly Necessary

ASP.NET uses this cookie to keep track of requests made during a particular session. It enables the retention of and separation of different users. Only used for websites with a password protected area

one year

HexagonPolicy

.hexagonppm.com

 

 

one year

ppm#lang

.hexagonppm.com

 

 

one year

SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE

.hexagonppm.com

Performance

Sitecore Content Management System as is used for web analytics to identify repeat visits by unique users.

ten years

ELOQUA

.forms.hexagonppm.com

 

 This cookie has a value pair of guid = randomly generated string of characters and numbers.

two years

[.ASPXROLES (session)

 

 

a cookie which stores role names for users, in order to tell the role of the logged-on user. Only used for websites with a password protected area.

 

.ASPXAUTH (session)

 

 

used in order to determine if a user is authorised to access or not and only after a user has logged on. Used for websites with a password protected area only.

 

.LoginC (session)

 

 

used in order to see which user is logged-on. Only used for websites with a password protected area.

 

backgroundImageIndex (session)

 

 

used for the reference home page to set up the starting image of the slideshow.

 

 

If you do not wish to accept cookies you can change your web browser’s settings to automatically deny the storage of cookies or to inform you when a website wants to store cookies on your computer. Previously stored cookies can also be deleted through the web browser. More information can be found through your web browser’s support pages. Please note that certain areas and functions on this website require cookies and may not function if cookies are deleted or declined.

For more information regarding the cookies used on this website please contact us at privacy.ppm@hexagon.com.