Cookie Policy

 

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

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.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of Country) and to prevent spam in forms.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. This information is used to make websites and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests and also to share information with third parties for this purpose. We do not use any targeting cookies on our website.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

 

Website  Cookie  Cookie Name and Type  Default Expiration Type  Description 
www.vesuvius.com  Consent Cookie  cookie_consent Strictly necessary cookies 2 years from set/update   The cookie is used to remember that consent has been given to set cookies. No data is held by this cookie.  

www.foseco.com

www.supplier.vesuvius.com 

Login cookie 

PHPSESSID

Strictly necessary cookies

  Keeps PHP session; needed for handling of user login and keeping session  
www.foseco.com  Service cookies for website functions 

fe_typo_user

Strictly necessary cookies

  Session-related parameters which are necessary for registered website user accounts. 

www.vesuvius.com 

www.foseco.com

www.supplier.vesuvius.com

Google Analytic s (GA) Cookies 

_utma

Analytical/performance cookies

2 years from set/update 

Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing_utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated evey time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Data held:

  • Unique identifier for this website
  • Unique idientifier for your device
  • Timestamp for the first visit to this website
  • Timestamp for the previous visit
  • Timestamp for the current visit
  • Number of sessions started  

www.vesuvius.com

www.foseco.com

www.supplier.vesuvius.com 

Google Analytic s (GA) Cookies  _utmb Analytical/performance cookies 30 mins from set/update 

Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing_utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Data held:

  • Unique identifier for this website
  • Number of page views in current session
  • Timestamp of current session time 

www.vesuvius.com

www.foseco.com

www.supplier.vesuvius.com 

Google Analytic s (GA) Cookies 

_utmc

Analytical/performance cookies

end of browser session 

Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the _utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.

Data held:

  • Unique identifier for this website 

www.vesuvius.com

www.foseco.com

www.supplier.vesuvius.com 

Google Analytic s (GA) Cookies  _utmz Analytical/performance cookies 6 months from set/update 

Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes ans is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Data held:

  • Unique identifier for this website
  • Timestamp when cookie was set
  • Session number
  • Campaign number
  • Campaign source
  • Campaign name
  • Campaign medium
  • Last keyword used to find this website. 

www.foseco.com

www.supplier.vesuvius.com 

Google Analytic s (GA) Cookies  _ga  2 years  Used to destinguish users. 

www.foseco.com

www.supplier.vesuvius.com 

Google Analytic s (GA) Cookies 

_gat_vesuvius,

_gat_foseco 

10 minutes  Used to throttle request rate. 

www.foseco.com

www.supplier.vesuvius.com 

Google Analytic s (GA) Cookies  opt_out  1 year Blocks the Google Analytics code from being embedded on the page. 
www.foseco.com Google Analytic s (GA) Cookies  Analytical/performance cookies   External jquery.com and fonts.com services are required for the websites. These two services do set own GA cookies too.

www.foseco.com

www.supplier.vesuvius.com 

Service cookies 

spamshield

Functionality cookies

  For preventing spam in forms (e.g. contact form, job application form) 
www.foseco.com  Local layer cookie 

tx_itlocalelayer_country

Functionality cookies

for 1 day  Storing country selection choice (when a user visits Foseco website he will be required to select his country). 
www.foseco.com  Apache Server  NA  NA  Collecting IP addresses of visitors. 
www.supplier.vesuvius.com  Service cookies for website functions 

suppliertoken

SessionID

Strictly necessary cookies

 

Session  Session-related parameters which are necessary for registered website user accounts.  

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies or choosing the ‘Opt Out’ Method provided. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.


Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire as noted in the table above under Default Expiration Time.