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The CITB website puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site. Find out more about the cookies we use, what they’re for and when they expire.

There are four types of cookies used on this website, you can see details of all of the cookies below. You can choose which types of cookies you accept by clicking on the "Cookie settings" link at the bottom of any page.

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Cookie name Purpose Expires
_RequestVerificationTokes Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. Session
ARRAffinity Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times. Session
ASP.NET_SessionId Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests. Session
CONSENT Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website. 6051 days
CookieConsent Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain 1 year
pa-l Necessary for the integration of Pinterest on the website. Pinterest.com provides an audio-visual service on the website. Persistent
pa-l_enabled Necessary for the integration of Pinterest on the website. Pinterest.com provides an audio-visual service on the website. Persistent

Preference cookies

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Cookie name Purpose Expires
lang Remembers the user's selected language version of a website Session
iadvize-16335-vuid Unclassified 1 year
isStorageAvailable Unclassified 1 day

Analytics cookies

Analytics cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Cookie name Purpose Expires
__utm.gif Google Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor's browser and computer. Session
__utma Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics. 2 years
__utmb Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit. 1 day
__utmc Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit. Session
__utmt Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server. 1 day
__utmz Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics. 6 months
_dc_gtm_UA-# Used by Google Tag Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag. 1 day
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years
_ga_# Used by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. 2 years
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate 1 day
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 1 day
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors - this is done by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice. 1 day
_hjFirstSeen This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before, or if it is a new visitor on the website. 1 day
_hjid Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. 1 year
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample Used to detect whether the user navigation and interactions are included in the website’s data analytics. 1 day
_hjIncludedInSessionSample Registers data on visitors' website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimization. 1 day
_hjRecordingLastActivity Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. Session
_hjTLDTest Registers statistical data on users' behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator. Session
_vwo_uuid_v2 This cookie is set to make split-tests on the website, which optimizes the website's relevance towards the visitor – the cookie can also be set to improve the visitor's experience on a website. 1 year
AnalyticsSyncHistory Used in connection with data-synchronization with third-party analysis service. 29 days
collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session
hjViewportId Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. Session
v.gif This cookie is set to make split-tests on the website, which optimizes the website's relevance towards the visitor – the cookie can also be set to improve the visitor's experience on a website. Session

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies are used 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.

Cookie name Purpose Expires
_gcl_au Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services. 3 months
_hjRecordingEnabled This cookie is used to identify the visitor and optimize ad-relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple websites – this exchange of visitor data is normally provided by a third-party data-center or ad-exchange. Session
ads/ga-audiences Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites. Session
bcookie Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 2 years
bscookie Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 2 years
fr Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months
IDE Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. 1 year
lang Set by LinkedIn when a web page contains an embedded "Follow us" panel. Session
lidc Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 1 day
pagead/1p-user-list/# Tracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between websites. Session
pagead/landing Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement. Session
RUL Used by DoubleClick to determine whether website advertisement has been properly displayed - This is done to make their marketing efforts more efficient. 1 year
test_cookie Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies. 1 day
tr Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. Session
UserMatchHistory Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences. 29 days
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. 179 days
YSC Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Session
yt.innertube::nextId Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Persistent
yt.innertube::requests Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Persistent
yt-remote-cast-available Unclassified Session
yt-remote-cast-installed Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Session
yt-remote-connected-devices Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Persistent
yt-remote-device-id Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Persistent
yt-remote-fast-check-period Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Session
yt-remote-session-app Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Session
yt-remote-session-name Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Session