The DDD Group website uses small amounts of data stored on your computer called 'cookies' to collect information about how visitors use the website. You can control what cookies, if any, are stored on your computer. Find out more about cookies below.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of data sent to your computer or mobile phone from a website. It often includes a unique identifier and is stored on your device's hard drive. DDD Group doesn't use cookies to collect information that can be used to identify you.

Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it. Your browser is the computer program you use to access the internet. By default, your browser will only allow a website to access the cookies it's already sent to you, and not the cookies sent to you by any other website. This is to protect your privacy.

Services that need cookies to work

Some services need to store a cookie on your computer for them to work. These cookies are removed when you finish using the service. If cookies are blocked then these services will not work.

Controlling what cookies are stored on your computer

You can set your devices to:

  • Accept all cookies
  • Tell you when a cookie is being received
  • Not receive cookies

Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Rejecting cookies

If you want to restrict or block the cookies set by the DDD Group website you can do this through your devices browser settings. The 'Help' menu in your browser should explain how you can do this, as well as how to delete cookies from your computer. For more information, see the 'About cookies' website.

How to control or delete cookies

Google Analytics cookies

The DDD Group website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the site.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. 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. By using the site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

How to reject or delete this cookie

Mobile phones - rejecting cookies

For information about how to reject cookies on your mobile phone's browser, see your handset manual.

Other devices - rejecting cookies

For information about how to reject cookies on your devices browser, see your devices manual.

Cookies witnessed on http://www.dddltd.co.uk/

The following are names of cookies that are currently witnessed on the DDD Group website. Each cookie includes a short description of what the cookie does and what type of variant the cookie falls into.

Name of cookie Cookie Variant Expiry Description
UMB-XSRF-V Temporary cookie, Third party cookie When browser is closed

These are backend specific cookies. They are only seen by site administrators accessing the back end of the website. They are used in maintaining the session state of the logged in user.

UMB-XSRF-TOKEN Temporary cookie, Third party cookie When browser is closed

These are backend specific cookies. They are only seen by site administrators accessing the back end of the website. They are used in maintaining the session state of the logged in user.

UMB_UCONTEXT Persistent cookie, Third party cookie 1 minute

These are backend specific cookies. They are only seen by site administrators accessing the back end of the website. They are used in maintaining the session state of the logged in user.

UMB_UCONTEXT_C Temporary cookie, Third party cookie When browser is closed

These are backend specific cookies. They are only seen by site administrators accessing the back end of the website. They are used in maintaining the session state of the logged in user.

_ga Persistent cookie, Third party cookie 2 years Google cookie; this cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the site’s analytics reports.
_gid Persistent cookie, Third party cookie 24 hours Google cookie; used to distinguish unique users by storing and updating a unique value for each page visited.
cookiePref Persistent cookie, First party cookie 1 year Stores users' choice to confirm they have read and understood the online Privacy policy.
_gat Persistent cookie, Third party cookie 1 minute Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.
_cfduid Persistent cookie, Third Party cookie 1 year CloudFlare cookie; used to identify individual users on a shared connection and apply security per user.
optimizelyEndUserId Persistent cookie, Third Party cookie 6 months (up to 10 years; browser setting dependant) CloudFlare cookie; used by Optimizely website optimisation platform, the main purpose of this cookie is performance of the user’s experience and the appearance of the site.
_biz_flagsA Persistent cookie, Third Party cookie 1 year CloudFlare cookie; used by Optimizely website optimisation platform, to remember users’ settings as well as for authentication and analytics.
optimizelySegments Persistent cookie, Third Party cookie 6 months (up to 10 years; browser setting dependant) CloudFlare cookie; used by Optimizely website optimisation platform, the main purpose of this cookie is performance of the user’s experience and the appearance of the site.
optimizelyBuckets Persistent cookie, Third Party cookie 6 months (up to 10 years; browser setting dependant) CloudFlare cookie; used by Optimizely website optimisation platform, to store the different versions of a web page variants for better comparison and performance testing, to ensure the user gets a consistent experience.
_biz_uid Persistent cookie, Third Party cookie 1 year CloudFlare cookie; used by Optimizely website optimisation platform, to remember users’ settings as well as for authentication and analytics.
_biz_nA Persistent cookie, Third Party cookie 1 year CloudFlare cookie; used by Optimizely website optimisation platform, to remember users’ settings as well as for authentication and analytics.
_biz_pendingA Persistent cookie, Third Party cookie 1 year CloudFlare cookie; used by Optimizely website optimisation platform, to remember users’ settings as well as for authentication and analytics.

 

 

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