What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site.
- First party cookies are cookies set by the website you’re visiting. Only that website can read them. In addition, a website might potentially use external services, which also set their own cookies, known as third-party cookies.
- Persistent cookies are cookies saved on your computer and that are not deleted automatically when you quit your browser, unlike a session cookie, which is deleted when you quit your browser.
The purpose is to enable the site to remember your preferences (such as user name, language, etc.) for a certain period of time.
That way, you don’t have to re-enter them when browsing around the site during the same visit.
Cookies can also be used to establish anonymised statistics about the browsing experience on our sites.
The 3 types of first-party cookie we use are to:
- store visitor preferences
- make our websites operational
- gather analytics data (about user behaviour)
These are set by us and only we can read them. They remember:
|Name||Service||Purpose||Cookie type and duration|
|borlabs-cookie||Cookie settings||Saves settings regarding cookie opt-in and accepted third party cookies||First Party cookie, gets removed after 365 days or when clearing browser history/cache|
|wordpress_*||Session cookies||Checks and saves log-in status and session||First Party cookie, gets deleted on log-out or session end|
Some of our pages display content from external providers, e.g. YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
To view this third-party content, you first have to accept their specific terms and conditions. This includes their cookie policies, which we have no control over.