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What Are Cookies
For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.
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The Cookies Patients Know Best Set
When you submit data to PKB through a form such as those found on contact pages cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
PKB use a self-hosted analytics suite called Piwik, this tool will set a cookie to enable PKB to collect usage statistics. More details on our statistics collection and reporting can be found here: http://help.patientsknowbest.com/Statistics.html
The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.
The below list details the cookies used in our website.
|JSESSIONID||Random session ID generated for each login for the web UI. This cookie is used for the application only and is required to enable it to function.|
|pkbLocale||The locale (example value: "en_GB") last selected by a user on this computer. Used to display the login page in the appropriate language when they next visit the login page. Overwritten on login with the user's preferences, or when a different locale is chosen on the login page. This cookie is used for the application only and is required to enable it to function.|
|pkb||Random UUID and is not linked to any particular user or persisted past the session duration. Used only for an extra security measure (basically a separate session identifier from JSESSIONID) This cookie is used for the application only and is required to enable it to function.|
|_fw_crm_v||This cookie holds the tracker id Freshworks use to identify the user who is coming back on to the chat widget for the embedded Freshworks form on the contact page. It is required to enable the site to function. This cookie is provided by Freshworks. Please view their privacy statement here - https://www.freshworks.com/privacy/|
|vuid||This cookie is set by Vimeo and is used to enable the use of, and track the views of embedded videos. It is required to enable the site to function.|
|_x_w||This cookie enables customer service chat support on the current session for the embedded Freshworks form on the contact page. It is required to enable the site to function. This cookie is provided by Freshworks. Please view their privacy statement here - https://www.freshworks.com/privacy/|
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, camapign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randoly generated number to identify unique visitors.|
|_gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.|
|GPS||This cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location|
|_gat||This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.|
|_gat_UA-12057124-1||This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.|
|YSC||This cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.|
|NID||This cookie is used to a profile based on user's interest and display personalized ads to the users.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||This cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.|
|IDE||Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.|