NEXO site: Cookies

As with nearly all websites you visit, this website uses a feature of your internet browser called “cookies”. Cookies are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s web browser while you are viewing a website.
We need to use cookies in order to monitor use of the website, so if you continue to navigate around the website we will assume you are happy for these cookies to be set.

Cookies used by this website:

Google Analytics

Google Analytics helps us to monitor website traffic and usage. No personal information is stored in these cookies.

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This cookie is written to the browser upon the first visit to our website from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits our site, a new _utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure. Expiration: 2 years from set/update

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This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with our site. When a user views a page on our site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on our site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on our site for longer than 30 minutes. Expiration: 30 minutes from set/update

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This cookie is no longer used and does not store any data, but you may still find this cookie stored by your browser.

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This cookie stores the type of referral used by a visitor to reach our site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within our site. The cookie is updated with each page view to our site.

Expiration: 6 months from set/update

CANDDi Analytics

In normal working usage CANDDi places two first-party cookies on a visitor’s machine

NamePurposeDuration
_CAN_BIdThis is the User Identification cookie. This holds a unique (32-character) reference which identifies this visitor each time that they return to your site This cookie is held for a 10-year duration. In reality users upgrade their browsers (which clears their cookies) within this time.
CAN_FCldThis is the User Identification cookie. This holds a unique (32-character) reference which identifies this visitor each time that they return to your site This cookie is held for a 10-year duration. In reality users upgrade their browsers (which clears their cookies) within this time.
CAN_SIdThis is the Session Identification cookie. This holds a unique (32-character) reference which allows CANDDi to relate all the current tracking to a single SessionThis cookie is held for 30-minutes
CAN_qs_tabminThis records the current state of the CANDDi Capture pop-up windowThis cookie is held for the duration of the user’s session

CANDDi cal also place some CAN_Store_xxx cookies.  These are temporary cookies which CANDDi uses to ensure that the data which has been captured is recorded and transmitted to the CANDDi servers.  These cookies are deleted after a positive response is received from the CANDDi tracking servers

Controlling cookies with your browser settings

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you choose to, you can flush your browser of cookies from time to time to remove all cookies and data stored in them. You can also adjust your browser settings to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do disable cookies you may find you are unable to access certain content or functionality on the website.

Here are instructions for disabling cookies in some common web browsers:

Safari
1. Go to the Safari menu.
2. Click on the Preferences.
3. Click the ‘Security’ tab.
4. Under ‘Accept Cookies’, set it to accept, reject, or selectively accept cookies.

Firefox 3.0+
1. Click on ‘Tools’ in the menu bar
2. Click on ‘Options…’
3. Click on ‘Privacy’ Tab in the top section
4. From the drop down box select ‘Use custom setting for history’
5. Un-tick the box that says ‘Accept Cookies From Sites’
6. Click OK and Close the screen.

Internet Explorer 7.0+
1. Click on ‘Tools’ in the menu bar
2. Click on ‘Options’
3. Click on ‘Privacy’ Tab on top section
4. Click on the ‘Advanced” button
5. Select ‘Prompt’ for both ‘First party cookies’ and ‘Third Party Cookies’
6. Click OK and Close the screen.

Google Chrome 8.0+
1. Click to ‘Tools Menu’
2. Click on ‘Options’
3. Click on ‘Under the Bonnet’
4. Click on ‘Cookie Setting’ button and tick ‘Block all third-party cookies without exception’