A 'Cookie' is a small file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by your web browser. Cookies allow websites to store information that is useful to remember beyond a single visit to a web page or site. Cookies help us to improve our site and to deliver a better service.
- Recognise you when you return to our site.
- Personalise your experience of WARC.
- Record traffic levels through the site.
You are not obliged to accept cookies and you may modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. However, if you do not accept cookies you will be unable to access subscriber-only content or personalise your experience of WARC.
In addition to cookies we also log each page you have visited on the site to help us understand which areas of the site are the most popular so we can improve our service to you in future.
We do not sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties except if required to do so by law.
Cookies used by WARC
The table below describes the different cookies that we use.
|WARCLogin||3 years||Used to identify signed in users of the warc.com service. If this cookie is cleared or disabled, visitors to warc.com will receive repeated prompts to login in order view protected content.|
|ASP.NET_SessionId||End of session||Used by warc.com site to ensure that user sessions are persistent.|
|CustomerCountry||End of session||Used by warc.com site's "Store" area to remember customer's shipping location. If this cookie is cleared or disabled, a default value based on a location inferred from the customer's IP address will be used.|
|CustomerCurrency||End of session||Used by warc.com site's "Store" area to remember customer's preferred trading currency. If this cookie is cleared or disabled, a default value based on a location inferred from the customer's IP address will be used.|
|hsfirstvisit||10 years||Used by HubSpot to keep track of a user's first visit.|
|hsPagesViewedThisSession||End of session||Used by HubSpot to keep track of page views in a session.|
|hubspotutk||10 years||Used by HubSpot to keep track of a visitor's identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.|
|StoreCartID||3 years||Used by warc.com site's "Store" area to identify a shopping cart associated with a session. If this cookie is cleared or disabled, items selected for purchase will not be remembered.|
|StoreLogin||3 years||Used to identify a customer of the WARC.com "Store". If this cookie is cleared or disabled, visitors to the warc.com "Store" will receive repeated prompts to login.|
|__hssc||30 mins||Used by HubSpot to keep track of sessions. This is used to determine if we should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie.|
|__hssrc||End of session||Used by HubSpot to determine if the user has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, HubSpot assumes it is a new session.|
|__hstc||2 years||Used by HubSpot to tracking visitors. It contains the domain, visitor's identity, first visit, last visit, current visit, and session number.|
|__hs_testcookie||End of session||Used by HubSpot to test whether the visitor has support for cookies enabled.|
|__utma||2 years||Used by Google Analytics. Each unique browser that visits a page on the site is provided with a unique ID via the __utma cookie.|
|__utmb||30 mins||Google Analytics uses this cookie to establish a session. If this cookie is absent, further activity by the user initiates the start of a new session.|
|__utmc||End of session||Google Analytics uses this cookie to establish a session. If this cookie is absent, further activity by the user initiates the start of a new session.|
|__utmt||10 minutes||Used by Google Analytics to throttle the request rate.|
|__utmv||2 years||Used by Google Analytics to store visitor-level custom variable data.|
|__utmz||6 months||When visitors reach the site via a search engine result, a direct link, or an ad that links to the page, Google Analytics stores the type of referral information in a cookie. This cookie gets updated with each subsequent page view to the site; thus it is used to determine visitor navigation within the site.|