What are cookies?
When you visit a site like Cable.co.uk small text files called cookies are created, downloaded by your browser and stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone. They’re used to remember how you interacted with the site and to improve your experience as you move between the different pages. Our cookies don’t record any personal information and they don’t represent any threat to your computer whatsoever.
There are a few different types of cookies. Some only last as long as you spend on a site in a single visit while others remain on your hard drive for a little longer.
Which cookies does Cable.co.uk use?
Cable.co.uk uses the following cookies.
First party cookies
These are cookies that are place directly from Cable.co.uk.
|Name||Typical content||Intrusiveness level||Expires|
|PHPSESSID||Randomly generated number||Minimally intrusive||Session|
|tid||Randomly generated number + info on how the site was reached (e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search)||Minimally intrusive||30 days|
|filter||1||Minimally intrusive||When user exits browser|
|cookies||1||Minimally intrusive||180 days|
Third party cookies
Google Analytics is a simple, easy-to-use tool that helps website owners measure how users interact with website content.
|Name||Typical content||Intrusiveness level||Expires|
|_utma -||Randomly generated number||Minimally intrusive||2 years|
|_utmb -||Randomly generated number||Minimally intrusive||30 minutes|
|_utmc -||Randomly generated number||Minimally intrusive||When user exits browser|
|_utmz -||Randomly generated number + info on how the site was reached (e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search)||Minimally intrusive||6 months|
An analytics platform that is used to measure response to TV advertising.
|__adal_ca||Persistent||Traffic source / campaign data||Store which advertising campaign drove a user to visit|
|__adal_cw||Persistent||Visit timestamp||Tie back conversion events to earlier visits|
|__adal_id||Persistent||Device ID (generated)||Uniquely identify a device|
Hotjar is a behavior analytics and user feedback service that helps you understand the behavior of your website users and get their feedback through tools such as heatmaps, session recordings, and surveys.
|_hjClosedSurveyInvites||Hotjar cookie that is set once a visitor interacts with an External Link Survey invitation modal. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not reappear if it has already been shown.||365 days|
|_hjDonePolls||Hotjar cookie that is set once a visitor completes a survey using the On-site Survey widget. It is used to ensure that the same survey does not reappear if it has already been filled in.||365 days|
|_hjMinimizedPolls||Hotjar cookie that is set once a visitor minimizes an On-site Survey widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimized when the visitor navigates through your site.||365 days|
|_hjShownFeedbackMessage||Hotjar cookie that is set when a visitor minimizes or completes Incoming Feedback. This is done so that the Incoming Feedback will load as minimized immediately if the visitor navigates to another page where it is set to show.||365 days|
|_hjid||Hotjar cookie that is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the Hotjar User ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.||365 days|
|_hjRecordingLastActivity||This should be found in Session storage (as opposed to cookies). This gets updated when a visitor recording starts and when data is sent through the WebSocket (the visitor performs an action that Hotjar records).||Session|
|_hjTLDTest||When the Hotjar script executes we try to determine the most generic cookie path we should use, instead of the page hostname. This is done so that cookies can be shared across subdomains (where applicable). To determine this, we try to store the _hjTLDTest cookie for different URL substring alternatives until it fails. After this check, the cookie is removed.||Session|
|_hjUserAttributesHash||User Attributes sent through the Hotjar Identify API are cached for the duration of the session in order to know when an attribute has changed and needs to be updated.||Session|
|_hjCachedUserAttributes||This cookie stores User Attributes which are sent through the Hotjar Identify API, whenever the user is not in the sample. These attributes will only be saved if the user interacts with a Hotjar Feedback tool.||Session|
|_hjLocalStorageTest||This cookie is used to check if the Hotjar Tracking Script can use local storage. If it can, a value of 1 is set in this cookie. The data stored in_hjLocalStorageTest has no expiration time, but it is deleted almost immediately after it is created.||Under 100ms|
|_hjIncludedInPageviewSample||This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's pageview limit.||30 minutes|
|_hjIncludedInSessionSample||This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's daily session limit.||30 minutes|
|_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress||This cookie is used to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie.||30 Minutes|
Can I delete Cable.co.uk’s cookies?
Yes, you’re free to delete our cookies whenever you like, but doing so may affect your experience of using Cable.co.uk.
The correct method for deleting cookies varies depending upon what type of device you're using, the operating system and your chosen web browser. You can find detailed instructions for managing and deleting cookies on the All About Cookies website.
Can I block all cookies?
You may experience difficulty using Cable.co.uk and lots of other websites if you block cookies. If you do want to block them from being downloaded to your computer you can find out how by visiting All About Cookies.