Advertising on this website and many others is provided by WebAds (UK) who make use of cookie placements. These are small text files containing information that a server sends to a browser (like Firefox or Internet Explorer) with the intention that this information on a user’s next visit is returned to the server. Collected cookie data is anonymous and personal data is not tracked. Cookies cannot cause damage or spread viruses to any computer or files.
WebAds (UK) work with the AppNexus platform in the delivery of advertising – Below you will find complete information on what these cookies are used for.
- The Platform uses unique cookies to identify web browsers and to store data for advertising purposes, including interest-based advertising.
- The Platform uses unique cookies to store ad delivery and reporting data, such as, for example, which ad was shown, the number of times a particular ad has been shown, and how recently an ad has been shown to a particular web browser.
- The Platform uses unique cookies to track users’ responses (clicks and conversions) to ads purchased on the platform.
- The Platform uses non-unique cookies for server load-balancing and similar technical purposes.
- The Platform uses non-unique cookies to store users’ opt-out choices.
AppNexus has contractual provisions that prohibit clients of the Platform (i.e WebAds) from adding, setting, reading, writing, modifying, or deleting any cookie on an AppNexus domain. Except as noted in the table below, all of these cookies are set by AppNexus.
Cookie Name Purpose
This cookie contains a unique randomly-generated value that enables the Platform to distinguish browsers and devices. It is matched against information – such as advertising interest segments and histories of ads shown in the browser or device – provided by clients or other third parties and stored on the Platform. This information is used by clients to select advertisements for delivery by the Platform, and to measure the performance of, and attribute payment for, those advertisements. In addition, to enable clients to use non-PII they collect outside the Platform or acquire from other third parties, this cookie is sometimes matched to clients’ or other third parties’ cookies that contain such non-PII.
For more information about information collected and used on the Platform, see our privacy statement
|When a user opts out of having the Platform used to select ads based on online behaviour, the unique value in uuid2 is deleted and replaced with the non-unique value “-1”. For more information about the Platform opt out, click here.|
|sess||The sess cookie contains a single non-unique value: “1”. It is used by the Platform to test whether a browser is configured to accept cookies from AppNexus.|
|icu||The icu cookie is used to select ads and limit the number of times a user sees a particular ad. It contains information such as the number of times an ad has been shown, how recently an ad has been shown, or how many total ads have been shown.|
|anj||The anj cookie contains advertising interest segments provided by clients and other third parties. Clients use those segments to select advertisements for delivery on the Platform.|
|token<…>||Cookies that start with token are helper cookies used as a security measure with industry opt-out pages. They contain a unique value only to verify the origin of opt-out requests.|
|PHPSESSID||This cookie is used for managing sessions of visitors to the www.adnxs.com website, which is intended for use by AppNexus employees. This cookie is used for administrative purposes. It is not set by the Platform or used for advertising purposes.|
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