What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.
Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.
When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service, and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:
We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties’ cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on. These third-parties are responsible for the cookies they set on our Service and we have no control over them.
All emails have a tracking pixel ( a tiny invisible image ) with a query string in the URL. Within the URL we have user details to identify who opened an email for statistical purposes.
All links within emails and SMS messages sent from the Force24 platform contain a unique tracking reference, this reference help us identify who clicked an email for statistical purposes.
What cookies do we use?
Necessary Cookies These cookies enable core site functionality and are needed to make our websites work. If you disable these cookies, you might affect how the website functions.
|-cfduid||The cookie is set by CloudFare. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.||4 weeks|
|PHPSESSID||This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website.||The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.|
|AWSELB||This cookie is associated with Amazon Web Services and is used for managing sticky sessions across production servers.||6 minutes|
|JSESSIONID||Used by sites written in JSP. General purpose platform session cookies that are used to maintain users' state across page requests.||The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed|
Performance Cookies These cookies help us make sure that the website is working properly and fix any errors.
|_utmc||The cookie is set by Google Analytics and is deleted when the user closes the browser. The cookie is not used by ga.js. The cookie is used to enable interoperability with urchin.js which is an older version of Google analytics and used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine new||2 years|
|_utmz||This cookie is set by Google analytics and is used to store the traffic source or campaign through which the visitor reached your site.||5 months|
|_utmt||The cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to throttle request rate.||10 minutes|
Marketing cookies These cookies help us to track visitors across websites The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
|Fr||The cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisments to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behaviour of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.||2 months|
|_fbp||This cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.||2 months|
|Test_cookie||This cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the users' browser supports cookies.||15 minutes|
|F24_autoID||This is a temporary identifier on a local machine or phone browser that helps us track anonymous information to be later married up with f24_personid.||If this is left anonymous it will be deleted after 6 months, otherwise, 10 years|
|F24_personID||This is an ID generated per individual contact in the Force24 system to be able to track behaviour and form submissions into the Force24 system from outside sources per user. This is used for personalisation and ability to segment decisions for further communications||10 years|
What are your choices regarding cookies?
Here are some links that might be of assistance:
- Google Chrome - https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en
- Microsoft Internet Explorer - https://support.microsoft.com/en-nz/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Mozilla Firefox - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
- Safari - https://support.apple.com/en-nz/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac
- Microsoft Edge - https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4468242/microsoft-edge-browsing-data-and-privacy-microsoft-privacy
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
Where can you find more information about cookies
You can learn more about cookies on the following third-party websites: