What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient. You can find out more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org

The law states that we can store cookies on your machine if they are essential to the operation of this site but that we need your permission before using any other type of cookie.

The cookies we use

We use the following types of cookies on our website:

  • Type of cookies – Performance cookies
  • Name of cookie – _ga
  • Purpose of cookie – These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website e.g. which pages visitors go to most often. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. An example of this type of cookie is Google Analytics that provides a free web analytics service to website owners.

When accessing www.greenvale.co.uk (“our site”) the cookies noted above are automatically added to your computer. You may choose to block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.

Cookies     Default expiration time
  ASP>NET_Sesionid

This cookie is automatically generated by asp.net. It is created the first time application is accessed over the browser.

End of browser session
  XSRF-Token Cookie that is used for storing CSFR token End of browser session
  XSRF-V   End of browser session
  __atuvc

This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count.

This cookie is set by Eloqua as part of the traffic analysis used in a similar vein to Google Analytics and Get Clicky. This is used internally within GSMA.

2 years
  __atuvs

This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. This is believed to be a new cookie from AddThis which is not yet documented, but has been categorised on the assumption it serves a similar purpose to other cookies set by the service.

2 years

 

Google Analytics cookies       

      

Default expiration time
  _utma

Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

2 years from set/update
  _utmb

Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

30 mins from set/update
  _utmc

Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.

End of browser session
  _utmt Used to throttle request rate. 10 mins
  _utmz

Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

6 months from set/update
  ga Used to distinguish users  2 years
  gat Used to throttle request rate 10 mins

 

Addthis cookies  

          

Default expiration time
  di2

Addthis cookies track which of the social networking options you use (email a friend, send to Facebook etc.) This information is only collected in aggregate form so we can tell which are the most popular tools.

2 years
  loc  .addthis.com 2 years
  uid .addthis.com 2 years
  um .addthis.com 2 years
  uvc .addthis.com 2 years 
  Vc .addthis.com  
  _conv_v

_conv_v - is the visitor centric cookie that has a lifetime of one year from the last update time. It is a string of star(*) separated pieces; each piece is a string that contains key and value strings glued together by colon (:)

  • vi : - visitor ID string;
  • sc : sessions count; number of session for this visitor;
  • cs : current session start timestamp
  • fs : first session start timestamp
  • pv : number of pageviews for this visitor across all sessions
  • ps : previous session start timestamp
  • exp : json like structure
1 year 
  _conv_s

Same structure as _conv_v.

  • si - session ID; starts at 1 and increases with each new session
  • pv - number of page views in the current session
20 mins
  _conv_r

cookie that holds the referral data for the current visitor. This is overwritten each time visitor comes from a new referrer. Structure same as above using the following keys:

  • s : source name - domain name of the referrer or the provided value through the corresponding utm variable
  • m : referral medium  or the provided value through the corresponding utm variable
  • t : referrer search terms automatically picked from search engines or manually feeded through the corresponding utm variable
 

 

Custom cookies            Default expiration time
  produceinvestments_cookie Used when user accepts cookie policy.  End of day

Your consent

By clicking on the “Accept Cookies” tab on the cookie pop-up on our site or my continuing to use our site, we deem that you have provided your consent to the use of the above named cookies.

Contact us

If you have any queries about your personal information or any questions on our use of the information, please contact [email protected].