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Cookies policy

What is a cookie or similar technology?

We use cookies on our websites. A cookie is a small text file which asks permission to be placed on your device’s hard drive when you use our website.  Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets us know when you visit a particular website. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

How we use cookies and similar technology?
Our websites use cookies to distinguish you from other visitors to our websites. Cookies help us provide you with a better experience when browsing our websites and they also allow us to improve our websites.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

We use the following cookies:

  1. Essential cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our websites. They include, for example, cookies that track your consent settings.
  2. Analytical or performance cookies: These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our websites when they are using them. This helps us to improve the way our websites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Please note some of the cookies listed are from third parties over which we have no control. These third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services.

How can I manage Cookies?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie rights by setting your preferences in the Cookie Consent Manager.

The Cookie Consent Manager can be found in the notification banner and on our website. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted. You may also set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

The specific types of first and third party cookies served through our websites and the purposes they perform are described in the table below:

Cookie Title

Cookie Provider

Purpose More information
Essential cookies
UOSdbpgFemc-J

 

www.scottbader.com

Used as a plug-in on WordPress that creates a cookies consent banner.

 

Expires in: unknown

WordPress

Cookie Information – GDPR & ePrivacy Cookie Consent Solution – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org

PHPSESSID

 

www.scottbader.com

Responsible for setting the session ID for the current session. Preserves user session state across page request.

 

Expires in: session

PHP

https://www.php.net/manual/en/function.session-id.php

BYuWhCxOt

 

www.scottbader.com

Used as a plug-in on WordPress. WordPress

Cookie Information – GDPR & ePrivacy Cookie Consent Solution – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org

ak_bmsc

 

Akamai

This cookie is used by Akamai to optimize site security by distinguishing between humans and bots.

 

Expires in: session

Akamai

 

bm_sv

 

Akamai

This cookie is necessary for the Akamai cache function. A cache is used by the website to optimize the response time between the visitor and the website.

 

Expires in: session

 

Akamai

 

ORA_FND_SESSION_<PODNAME>_F

 

Oracle

This is session cookie set by Oracle Cloud or middleware for tracking web sessions and routing traffic to the right servers.

 

Expires in: session

Oracle
ORA_FND_SESSION_<PODNAME>_GSI_F

 

Oracle

This is session cookie set by Oracle Cloud or middleware for tracking web sessions and routing traffic to the right servers

 

Expires in: session

Oracle
ORA_FUSION_PREFS

 

Oracle

This is session cookie set by Oracle Cloud or middleware for tracking web sessions and routing traffic to the right servers

 

Expires in: session

Oracle
JSESSIONID This is session cookie set by Oracle Cloud or middleware for tracking web sessions and routing traffic to the right servers

 

Expires in: Session

Oracle

 

Oracle docs

 

Analytics or performance cookies

1P_JAR

 

.google.com

Sets a unique ID to remember your preferences and other information such as website statistics.

 

Expires in: 1 month

Google

View Service Privacy Policy

CONSENT

 

.google.com

 

Sets a unique ID to remember your preferences and other information such as website statistics.

 

Expires in: various

Google

View Service Privacy Policy

_ga

 

.scottbader.com

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

 

Expires in: 1 year 12 months 4 days

Google Analytics

View Service Privacy Policy

_gat_UA-7828738-1

 

.scottbader.com

Enables Google Analytics to regulate the rate of requesting. It is a HTTP cookie type that lasts for a session.

 

Expires in: 1 day

Google Analytics

View Service Privacy Policy

_gid

 

.scottbader.com

Keeps an entry of unique ID which is then used to come up with statistical data on website usage by visitors.

 

Expires in: 1 day

Google Analytics

View Service Privacy Policy

googtrans

 

translate.google.co.uk

Used to store language settings.

 

Expires in: session

Google

View Service Privacy Policy

NID

 

.google.com

Set by Google to set a unique user ID to remember user preferences for returning user’s device.

 

Expires in: 6 months 3 days

Google

View Service Privacy Policy

OGPC

 

.google.com

 

Used to collect anonymous web visitor statistics.

 

Expires in: at least one session

Google

View Service Privacy Policy

SIDCC

 

.google.com

 

Security cookie used by Google Analytics to protect a user’s data from unauthorised access.

 

Expires in: 6 months

Google Analytics

View Service Privacy Policy

${SITE_NUMBER}_cookieAccept Used for user tracking purposes. It indicates whether user has accepted non essential cookies.

 

Expires in: 7 days

Oracle
ORA_CX_USERID – GUID

 

Oracle

Used for user tracking purposes. It holds the user id.

 

Expires in: 90 days

Oracle
ORA_CANDIDATE_NUMBER

 

Oracle

Used for user tracking purposes. It holds the candidate number.

 

Expires in: 90 days

Oracle
ORA_CX_DEVICEID

 

Oracle

Used to recognize device used by candidate to allow automated verification of candidate when Keep Me Signed In option was selected in the past on the same device. Oracle

 

Social Website Cookies
So you can easily “Like” or share our content, we have included sharing buttons on our website for certain social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. These social media platforms may recognise you and collect traffic log information about your visit to our company page, and they may set a cookie or employ other tracking technologies. Your interactions with those features are governed by the privacy and cookies policies of those companies – please visit those for further information. We only use the traffic log information for statistical analysis purposes.

We may launch targeted advertising campaigns to you through LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. These social media platforms have interest-based advertising programs that allow us to direct advertisements to users who have shown interest in our products or services while using the social media platforms, or to groups of other users who share similar traits, such as likely commercial interests and demographics. Again, these advertisements are governed by the privacy policies of the social media companies that provide them.