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First-party cookies and third-party cookies
First-party cookies are stored by the website when you enter its URL or click on a link that takes you to the website, such as vattenfall.co.uk.
Third-party cookies are stored by parties other than the party who is responsible for the website. At vattenfall.co.uk, third-party cookies are set by our web analysis and statistics suppliers.
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Session cookies - (temporary cookies)
Session cookies are stored on your computer while you are visiting websites and are removed when you close the browser. Session cookies keep a record of which web browser you are using, which language, the line spacing and the typeface you have chosen.
|Temporary cookies on vattenfall.co.uk|
Third-party cookies from Google Analytics, WebTrends Analytics and visitor survey provider E-space are stored when you visit vattenfall.co.uk. The cookies collect data without identifying individual visitors. The analysis programs gives us a general insight into how the website works, and whether it is easy to find information and services.
Google's tool for web analysis records the number of visitors, the time of the visit, whether the visitor has been to our site before, and which website referred the visitor to vattenfall.co.uk. Information, including IP addresses, are forwarded and stored by Google on servers in the USA.
|Cookies from Google||Expires:|
|utma||Aftre two years|
|utmb||After 30 minutes|
|utmc||When the browser is closed|
|utmz||After six months|
We use Webtrends Analytics to obtain a more in-depth analysis of vattenfall.co.uk. Using the cookies, we can record every part of a form and gain valuable information on how to make the website as straightforward and useful as possible. The cookies stored by Webbtrends Analytics are as follows:
|Cookies from Webtrend Analytics||Tas bort:|
|WEBTRENDS_ID||After one minute|
|WT_FPC||After 3649 days|
E-space visitor survey
If you have been browsing vattenfall.co.uk for a while, a new window containing a visitor survey will open. Participation is optional – you choose whether to answer questions about your visit and the website. You have the option of submitting your own opinions and suggestions for how the content can be improved. Aside from the survey about the website, E-space also supplies us with information about the number of visitors and why people are visiting our site.
E-space cookies have the following functions:
- They ask whether you wish to take part in the survey after you have been on the website for a set time.
- They make sure that the survey doesn't appear every time you visit us.
- They record the number of visitors.
- They identify visitors as unique but anonymous individuals.
- They provide us with statistics and information about the number of visitors and the type of information and services they are looking for on the homepage.
|Cookies from E-space:||Expires:|
|guanoo_flash_version||When the browser is closed|
|guanoo_refer_id||When the browser is closed|
|guanoo_site44935_user_id||After one year|
|guanoo_site44935_visit_id||After 30 minutes|
|Sitester_Nth1345||When the browser is closed|
|Sitester_Referrer1345||When the browser is closed|
|Sitester_ActiveUserId1345||After ten minutes|
|Sitester_DelayId1345||After three minutes|
|Sitester_ExposedDateTimeId1345||After one year|
|Sitester_ExposedId1345||After one year|
Films on YouTube
Vattenfall.co.uk shows films from our own channel on YouTube; there are three cookies set by the program. These cookies scan web browsers and other settings so that the film player is displayed correctly.
|Cookies from YouTube||Expires:|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||After 240 days|
|PREF||After 3650 days|
|use_hitbox (counts the number of film viewers)||When the browser is closed|
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