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Use of Cookies on Sizmek Websites

This Cookie Disclosure applies only to the use of cookies on corporate websites (www.Sizmek.com and related regional websites) published by Sizmek Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively referred to as “Sizmek”). You can find out more about cookies and controlling your cookie preferences in the information below.

BY USING OUR WEBSITES YOU ACCEPT THE USE OF COOKIES FOR THE PURPOSES DESCRIBED IN THIS COOKIE DISCLOSURE.  

If you do not accept the use of these cookies, you may disable them by following the instructions set out below in this Cookie Disclosure or by changing your browser settings so that cookies from this website cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device.  Please be aware that because cookies are used throughout our website, disabling them may prevent certain parts of the sites from operating optimally or as intended.

Understanding Cookies
A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent from a website, stored in a web browser and downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit that website. The cookie is then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes the cookie. Cookies are helpful because they allow a website to recognize things such as the user’s device and various preferences regarding engagement with that site.

Cookies perform many essential functions on the web, such as letting a website know whether a user is logged onto a site or not.  Cookies also work to improve user experience by creating the ability to navigate between pages efficiently and remembering your preferences so that they do not have to be entered repeatedly. They can also help to ensure that ads which you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

For further information on cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/faqs#15.

Types of Cookies used on Sizmek.com
The categories of cookies used on our websites are identified below along with a description of the purpose of each category.

Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in enabling you to browse around our websites and use the site features, or to enable us to operate the site efficiently. Without these cookies, basic website functionality and certain services cannot be provided.

Cookie name  Source   Expiry  Purpose   How to block 
BIGipServersjfweb_mch_http Marketo Upon closing of the browser This cookie assists with ensuring that our website is available to you and operating quickly and securely. You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse this cookie as mentioned below.
exp_last_activity Expression Engine (a content management system) 1 year This cookie is used to determine the cookie expiry. Every time the state is updated (i.e., the page is reloaded) the last activity is set to the current date/time.  You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse this cookie as mentioned below.
exp_sessionid Expression Engine Upon closing of the browser. A uniquely generated ID that corresponds to the session_id column in the exp_session table. Used when cookie and session are set as the session type. Used only for logged in users. You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse this cookie as mentioned below.
exp_expiration Expression Engine 1 year Determines the length of the session for a logged in user. There are two options for this cookie: if the user has selected remember me then it is set to 1 year, and if not then it's set to the date/time that the user logged in. Used only for logged in users. You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse this cookie as mentioned below.
exp_perpage Expression Engine 26 weeks Used internally for the management of Sizmek’s content management system. This cookie does not collect any user information or browsing behavior. You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse this cookie as mentioned below.

Analytics Cookies
These cookies collect information about how you use our websites - for instance, which pages you go to most. This data may be used to help optimize our websites and make it easier for you to navigate. These cookies do not collect information that identifies you. All the information that these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how our websites work.

Sizmek uses analytics cookies on its websites to tell us which parts people have visited and give us insights into user behavior so we can improve our communications and services.

This site uses Google Analytics Cookies.  Information collected by the Google Analytics cookies will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America in accordance with its privacy practices. To see an overview of privacy at Google and how this applies to Google Analytics, visit http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html. You may opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

Cookie name

Source

Expiry

Purpose

How to block

_utma

Google Analytics

2 years from set/update

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

You may visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB to block these cookies.  Alternatively, you can change your browser settings to accept or refuse these cookies as mentioned below.

_utmb

Google Analytics

30 minutes from set/update

_utmc

Google Analytics

Upon the browser closing

_utmv Google Analytics 2 years from the visitor’s last visit
_utmz Google Analytics 6 months from set/update

This site also uses a Marketo tracking cookie, which allows us to collect information about how you use our site after you have received an email from us in connection with subscribing to our marketing emails. The cookie tracks data linked to your email address and includes data such as how you arrived at the site, how often you've visited, and which pages you viewed.

_mkto_trk

Marketo

2 years from set/update

This cookie allows the web site to link a visitor to the site with an email marketing campaign to enable us to understand how a visitor uses the site.

To opt-out from this cookie, you may unsubscribe from our email distribution.  Also, you can change your browser settings to accept or refuse these cookies as mentioned below.

Functionality and Social Media Cookies
Functionality cookies allow our websites to remember choices you make while browsing. For instance, we may store your geographic location in a cookie to ensure that we show you our website localized for your area. We may also remember preferences such as text size, fonts and other customizable site elements. They may also be used to keep track of what featured services or website content has been viewed to avoid repetition. The information these cookies collect will not personally identify you, and they cannot track your browsing activity on non-Sizmek websites.

Cookie name

Source

Expiry

Purpose

How to block

exp_last_visit

Expression Engine

1 year from date of user’s last visit.

Sets the date and time that the user last visited the site, and is set for both guests and logged in users. If not set, is automatically set to 10 years ago. Affects guests and logged in users. 

You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse these cookies as mentioned below.

exp_tracker

Expression Engine Upon closing of the browser. Tracks the last 5 pages viewed by the user, and is used primarily for redirection after logging in. Affects guests and logged in users. You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse these cookies as mentioned below.

Sizmek also uses cookies to integrate social media functionality and deliver certain other functionality (e.g. videos) through its websites.  Specifically, Sizmek integrates YouTube (which is owned by Google) and Twitter functionality on its websites, both of which use cookies to deliver their content and may collect and use data through the cookies that they set.

You can find out more about YouTube's privacy practices and the cookies that it uses here and information about Twitter's use of cookies is available here.

Cookie name

Purpose

How to block

YouTube (Google)

Cookies are used to deliver content on this website using YouTube (Google).  Data collected by Google may also be used for other purposes, including advertising.

You can find out more about Google's privacy practices and the cookies that it uses via YouTube here.
You can also change your browser settings to accept or refuse these cookies as mentioned below.

Twitter Twitter uses cookies to enable visitors to share website pages and content through third party social networking and other websites.  Twitter may also use visitors' information to serve targeted advertising on other websites.

Further information about how Twitter uses cookies, including how you can opt-out is available here .
You can also change your browser settings to accept or refuse these cookies as mentioned below.

Controlling and Deleting Cookies through a Browser
You may also control and delete these cookies through your browser settings.  For information on how to do this, go to the help section of your browser or to the browser provider’s website. You can also find instructions for using browser settings to control cookies at the Network Advertising Initiative’s webpage on understanding online advertising, in the section on Browser Controls, here.

Cookies Sizmek sets on its partners' websites
For information on our use of cookies as part of the advertising technology services that we provide on behalf of our partners (for example, when you view their advertisements or use their websites), see our Privacy Policy and the Privacy Policy of the operator of the website or advertisement you are accessing.

 

Publication Date: May 15, 2014

 

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