Last update: April 30, 2018
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What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is placed on the browser or hard drive of your computer (or similar device) by websites that you visit. Cookies are used by practically all websites and the website is often dependent on cookies to function. Cookies can also be used to provide information to the owners of the particular website.
What cookies do we use and why?
We use several different types of cookies. Some of these are session cookies which are temporary and allow us to link your actions during a browser session. Others are persistent cookies which remain on your device for the period of time specified in the cookie.
These cookies are required to enable core Website functionality and are automatically enabled when you use our Website. This type of cookie allows us to remember login details or ensure that your shopping cart is saved during all the steps of the online checkout process, for example.
Functionality cookies are used to tailor your Website experience. For instance, these types of cookies are used to save and remind you of what products you had in your shopping cart for an incomplete order, so it will save you time if you would like to purchase these products at another time. Another example is that our Website will recognize you if you had previously filled out a form by pre-populating certain fields.
Performance cookies help us understand the behavior of our visitors and their usage of the Website. For example, these cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around on our Website when they are using it. These cookies help us to improve the way the Website works. These cookies can also used to help us measure how effective our advertising is.
Some of these cookies are managed by third parties, and you may refer to the third parties’ own website privacy notifications for further information. In particular, we use Google Analytics and Marketo cookies to help measure how users interact with our Website content, and to help improve the overall experience on our Website.
We do not make use of social media tracking cookies used by many social networks typically to enable users to share or bookmark web pages. However, we do make use of targeting cookies for behavioral advertising on certain social media networks (see below).
Targeting cookies are used on our Website to tailor marketing to you and your interests. These cookies remember that you visited certain pages of our Website and we may share this information with third-parties, such as advertisers.
Although these cookies can track your visits to our Website they typically cannot personally identify you. Without these cookies, the advertisements that you see may be less relevant and interesting to you.
Below is a table detailing the cookies we use:
|tekscan-com-cookie-agreed||Tekscan||90 days||Cookie used to store user compliance with the EU Cookie Directive|
|Drupal.visitor.division||Tekscan||1 year||Cookies used to determine if the visitor is mainly interested in Tekscan’s Dental products|
|utm_source||Tekscan||End of Session||Stores Session source value if present|
|utm_medium||Tekscan||End of Session||Stores Session medium value if present|
|utm_campaign||Tekscan||End of Session||Stores Session campaign value if present|
|utm_content||Tekscan||End of Session||Stores Session content value if present|
|utm_term||Tekscan||End of Session||Stores Session term value if present|
|referring_url||Tekscan||End of Session||Stores original page referrer information|
|PHPSESSID||Tekscan||End of Session||Maintains user state across page requests|
|_mkto_trk||Marketo||2 years||Marketo tracking cookie containing unique alphanumeric value to associate visitor to a Marketo person record|
|_uetsid||Microsoft||End of Session||Microsoft Bing Ads Universal Event Tracking (UET) tracking cookie|
|_ga||2 years||Google Analytics (gtag.js and analytics.js) cookie used to distinguish users|
|_gid||24 hours||Google Analytics (gtag.js and analytics.js) cookie used to distinguish users|
|_gat or _dc_gtm_UA-2139051-1||1 minute||Google Analytics (gtag.js and analytics.js) cookie used to throttle requests. The second variation occurs on pages where Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager|
|_gac_UA-2139051-1||90 days||Google Analytics (gtag.js and analytics.js) cookie for AdWords conversion tracking|
|__utma||2 years||Google Analytics (ga.js) cookie used to distinguish users and sessions|
|__utmt||10 minutes||Google Analytics (ga.js) cookie used to throttle requests|
|__utmb||30 minutes||Google Analytics (ga.js) cookie used to determine new sessions/visits|
|__utmz||6 months||Google Analytics (ga.js) cookie stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site|
|__utmv||2 years||Google Analytics (ga.js) cookie stores visitor-level custom variable data|
- Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy
- Google Analytics: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
- Microsoft: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement
- Marketo: https://www.marketo.com/company/legal/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/policies
As we develop and improve our services, we may use other third parties that are not listed above but will add them in a timely manner.
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Your choices regarding cookies
You can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please keep in mind that removing or blocking cookies can negatively impact your user experience and parts of our Website may no longer be fully accessible.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can choose whether or not to accept cookies through your browser controls, often found in your browser's "Tools" or "Preferences" menu. The following links may assist you in managing your cookie settings:
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer
Additionally, some companies have developed tools to help you opt out of various forms of tracking.
- Opt out of Google Analytics tracking with a browser add-on: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Opt out of Google AdWords conversion tracking: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/
- More information: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662856
- Opt out of the use of information for targeted advertising: