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Cookies are used by most websites and are in many cases essential for the website to work properly.

Cookies on this website
We use cookies on this website for various purposes related to functionality, web analysis and marketing. We use cookies primarily to gather statistics about the users’ visits. The information gathered is used to improve the user experience on our website.

In addition to the cookies listed under the Functionality-, Statistics- and Marketing tabs our website also currently serves cookies from the following domains:

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You can read more about the cookies we use under the three tabs. The cookies are divided into categories and you will find information about their name, expiration, purpose and company.

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Why inform about cookies?

We inform about cookies because we are required to inform about them as described in The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (pdf).

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.

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This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

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Necessary (23)

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
__cf_bm Hubspot This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website. 1 day HTTP Cookie
__cfruid [x2] blog.velux.co.uk This cookie is a part of the services provided by Cloudflare – Including load-balancing, deliverance of website content and serving DNS connection for website operators. Session HTTP Cookie
__RequestVerificationToken www.velux.co.uk Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. Session HTTP Cookie
__VASTUtil__ Omny Studio Necessary for the implementation of video-content on the website. Persistent HTML Local Storage
_auth Pinterest Ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor. 1 year HTTP Cookie
ASP.NET_SessionId www.velux.co.uk Preserves the visitor’s session state across page requests. Session HTTP Cookie
auth.strategy velux-daylight-calculator.netlify.app This cookie is necessary for the login function on the website. Persistent HTML Local Storage
AWSELB Egain Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times. Session HTTP Cookie
AWSELBCORS Egain Registers which server-cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in context with load balancing, in order to optimize user experience. Session HTTP Cookie
CONSENT YouTube Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website. 5954 days HTTP Cookie
CookieConsent [x3] Cookiebot Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain 1 year HTTP Cookie
csrftoken Pinterest Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. 1 year HTTP Cookie
guid Steel House Preserves users states across page requests. 2 years HTTP Cookie
raygun4js-userid Omny Studio This cookie is used to detect errors on the website – this information is sent to the website’s support staff in order to optimize the visitor’s experience on the website. Persistent HTML Local Storage
rc::a Google This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website. Persistent HTML Local Storage
rc::c Google This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. Session HTML Local Storage
rt Steel House This cookie is used to identify the visitor through an application. This allows the visitor to login to a website through their LinkedIn application for example. 2 years HTTP Cookie
SESS# Twentythree Preserves users states across page requests. Session HTTP Cookie
test_cookie Google Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. 1 day HTTP Cookie
tt Steel House Registers the website’s speed and performance. This function can be used in context with statistics and load-balancing. 2 years HTTP Cookie

Preferences (8)

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
CookieConsentBulkSetting-# Cookiebot Enables cookie consent across multiple websites Persistent HTML Local Storage
lang [x2] LinkedIn Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website Session HTTP Cookie
SnapABugHistory Google Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device in the event of online assistance. 1 year HTTP Cookie
SnapABugRef Google Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device in the event of online assistance. 1 day HTTP Cookie
SnapABugUserAlias blog.velux.co.uk Stores a unique ID string for each chat-box session. This allows the website-support to see previous issues and reconnect with the previous supporter. 1 year HTTP Cookie
SnapABugVisit blog.velux.co.uk Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device in the event of online assistance. Session HTTP Cookie
usbl.#.c.# www.velux.co.uk Pending Persistent HTML Local Storage

Statistics (29)

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
__hssc Hubspot Inc Identifies if the cookie data needs to be updated in the visitor’s browser. 1 day HTTP Cookie
__hssrc Hubspot Inc Used to recognise the visitor’s browser upon reentry on the website. Session HTTP Cookie
__hstc Hubspot Inc Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. 1 year HTTP Cookie
_ga [x2] Google Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years HTTP Cookie
_ga_# Google Tag Manager Used by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. 2 years HTTP Cookie
_gat [x2] Google Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate 1 day HTTP Cookie
_gid [x2] Google Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 1 day HTTP Cookie
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress blog.velux.co.uk This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors – this is done by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice. 1 day HTTP Cookie
_hjFirstSeen blog.velux.co.uk This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before, or if it is a new visitor on the website. 1 day HTTP Cookie
_hjid blog.velux.co.uk Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. 1 year HTTP Cookie
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample Hotjar Determines if the user’s navigation should be registered in a certain statistical place holder. 1 day HTTP Cookie
_hjIncludedInSessionSample Hotjar Registers data on visitors’ website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimization. 1 day HTTP Cookie
_hjTLDTest Hotjar Detects the SEO-ranking for the current website. This service is part of a third-party statistics and analysis service. Session HTTP Cookie
_omappvp a.optmstr.com This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before, or if it is a new visitor on the website. 11 years HTTP Cookie
_vwo_uuid_v2 VWO This cookie is set to make split-tests on the website, which optimizes the website’s relevance towards the visitor – the cookie can also be set to improve the visitor’s experience on a website. 1 year HTTP Cookie
AnalyticsSyncHistory LinkedIn Used in connection with data-synchronization with third-party analysis service. 29 days HTTP Cookie
collect Google Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session Pixel Tracker
hubspotutk Hubspot Inc Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. 1 year HTTP Cookie
omVisits blog.velux.co.uk This cookie is used to identify the frequency of visits and how long the visitor is on the website. The cookie is also used to determine how many and which subpages the visitor visits on a website – this information can be used by the website to optimize the domain and its subpages. Persistent HTML Local Storage
omVisitsFirst a.optmstr.com This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors – this is done by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice. Persistent HTML Local Storage
PageViewCount [x2] Google Tag Manager
blog.velux.co.uk
This cookie is used to identify the frequency of visits and how long the visitor is on the website. The cookie is also used to determine how many and which subpages the visitor visits on a website – this information can be used by the website to optimize the domain and its subpages. 1 day HTTP Cookie
TimeOnSite [x2] Google Tag Manager
blog.velux.co.uk
Stores data on the time spent on the website and its sub-pages, during the current session. 1 day HTTP Cookie
v.gif VWO This cookie is set to make split-tests on the website, which optimizes the website’s relevance towards the visitor – the cookie can also be set to improve the visitor’s experience on a website. Session Pixel Tracker
vuid Vimeo Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as which pages have been read. 2 years HTTP Cookie

Marketing (57)

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
__ptq.gif Hubspot Sends data to the marketing platform Hubspot about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session Pixel Tracker
_fbp [x2] Facebook Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months HTTP Cookie
_gaexp Google This cookie is used by Google Analytics to determine if the visitor is involved in their marketing experiments. 65 days HTTP Cookie
_gcl_au [x2] Google Tag Manager Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services. 3 months HTTP Cookie
_pin_unauth Pinterest Used by Pinterest to track the usage of services. 1 year HTTP Cookie
_pinterest_ct_ua Pinterest Used by Pinterest to track the usage of services. 1 year HTTP Cookie
_pinterest_sess Pinterest Necessary for the integration of Pinterest on the website. Pinterest.com provides an audio-visual service on the website. 1 year HTTP Cookie
_routing_id [x2] Pinterest Pending Session HTTP Cookie
_uetsid Microsoft Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement – This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement. 1 day HTML Local Storage
_uetsid_exp Microsoft Contains the expiry-date for the cookie with corresponding name. Persistent HTML Local Storage
_uetvid Microsoft Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor’s preferences. 1 year HTML Local Storage
_uetvid_exp Microsoft Contains the expiry-date for the cookie with corresponding name. Persistent HTML Local Storage
12598404_p Twentythree Pending Persistent HTML Local Storage
12598404_u Twentythree Pending Persistent HTML Local Storage
931057_p Twentythree Pending Persistent HTML Local Storage
931057_u Twentythree Pending Persistent HTML Local Storage
A3 Oath Collects information on user behaviour on multiple websites. This information is used in order to optimize the relevance of advertisement on the website. 1 year HTTP Cookie
ads/ga-audiences Google Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites. Session Pixel Tracker
api/audience/profile ttcontacts.com Collects data on visitor interaction with the website’s video-content. This data is used to make the website’s video-content more relevant towards the visitor. Session Pixel Tracker
B Oath Collects anonymous data related to the user’s website visits, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used to categorise the users’ interest and demographical profiles with the purpose of customising the website content depending on the visitor. 1 year HTTP Cookie
bcookie LinkedIn Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 2 years HTTP Cookie
bscookie LinkedIn Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 2 years HTTP Cookie
i/jot Twitter Inc. Sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers. Session Pixel Tracker
IDE Google Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. 1 year HTTP Cookie
lastSuccessfullAd Omny Studio Used in context with video-advertisement. The cookie limits the number of times a user is shown the same advertisement. The cookie is also used to ensure relevance of the video-advertisement to the specific user. Persistent HTML Local Storage
lidc LinkedIn Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 1 day HTTP Cookie
MUID Microsoft Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains. 1 year HTTP Cookie
outbrain_cid_fetch Outbrain Collects data on the user’s navigation and behavior on the website. This is used to compile statistical reports and heatmaps for the website owner. 1 day HTTP Cookie
pagead/1p-user-list/# Google Tracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between websites. Session Pixel Tracker
pagead/landing [x2] Google Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement – This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement. Session Pixel Tracker
pixie Appnexus Presents the user with relevant content and advertisement. The service is provided by third-party advertisement hubs, which facilitate real-time bidding for advertisers. Session Pixel Tracker
sp.pl Oath Registers user behaviour and navigation on the website, and any interaction with active campaigns. This is used for optimizing advertisement and for efficient retargeting. Session Pixel Tracker
TDCPM The Trade Desk Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 1 year HTTP Cookie
TDID The Trade Desk Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 1 year HTTP Cookie
totalCalls Omny Studio Used in context with video-advertisement. The cookie limits the number of times a user is shown the same advertisement. The cookie is also used to ensure relevance of the video-advertisement to the specific user. Persistent HTML Local Storage
totalCallsTimeout Omny Studio Used in context with video-advertisement. The cookie limits the number of times a user is shown the same advertisement. The cookie is also used to ensure relevance of the video-advertisement to the specific user. Persistent HTML Local Storage
tr Facebook Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. Session Pixel Tracker
track/evnt The Trade Desk Presents the user with relevant content and advertisement. The service is provided by third-party advertisement hubs, which facilitate real-time bidding for advertisers. Session Pixel Tracker
unifiedPixel Outbrain Collects data on the user’s navigation and behavior on the website. This is used to compile statistical reports and heatmaps for the website owner. Session Pixel Tracker
UserMatchHistory LinkedIn Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor’s preferences. 29 days HTTP Cookie
uuid Twentythree Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor’s preferences. Persistent HTML Local Storage
v3 Pinterest Used by Pinterest to track the usage of services. Session Pixel Tracker
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE YouTube Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. 179 days HTTP Cookie
YSC YouTube Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Session HTTP Cookie
yt.innertube::nextId YouTube Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Persistent HTML Local Storage
yt.innertube::requests YouTube Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Persistent HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-cast-available YouTube Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Session HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-cast-installed YouTube Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Session HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-connected-devices YouTube Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Persistent HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-device-id YouTube Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Persistent HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-fast-check-period YouTube Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Session HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-session-app YouTube Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Session HTML Local Storage
yt-remote-session-name YouTube Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Session HTML Local Storage

Unclassified (7)

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
_omappvs a.optmstr.com This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before, or if it is a new visitor on the website. 1 day HTTP Cookie
afsRequestId www.velux.co.uk Pending 2 months HTTP Cookie
browser-tab-guid www.velux.co.uk Pending Session HTML Local Storage
marketing – united kingdom#lang www.velux.co.uk Pending Session HTTP Cookie
usbl.eb4369120afa.v www.velux.co.uk Pending Persistent HTML Local Storage
usbls www.velux.co.uk Pending Session HTTP Cookie
veglb www.velux.co.uk Pending 1 year HTTP Cookie