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Detailed use of cookies on Welcome to Scotland.com

NAME EXAMPLE VALUE DOMAIN EXPIRES DESCRIPTION
OAGEO GB%7C%7C%7C%7C%7C%7C%7C%7C%7C%7C www.welcometoscotland.com Session OpenX Geolocation
sifrFetch TRUE www.welcometoscotland.com Session sIFR (or Scalable Inman Flash Replacement) sets cookies to prevent needless pre-fetching.
OAID c39a2acea97457a57079a7d8cebe98a6 www.welcometoscotland.com Fri, 03 May 2013 08:29:25 GMT OpenX UserID - used to run our banner advetising system
__utma 142622515.1794714898.1333029299.1338375708.1338379317.6 .welcometoscotland.com Fri, 30 May 2014 12:01:57 GMT Google Analytics cookies - A persistent cookie - remains on a computer, unless it expires or the cookie cache is cleared. It tracks visitors. Metrics associated with the Google __utma cookie include: first visit (unique visit), last visit (returning visit). This also includes Days and Visits to purchase calculations which afford ecommerce websites with data intelligence around purchasing sales funnels
__utmb & __utmbc 142622515.1.10.1338379317 .welcometoscotland.com Wed, 30 May 2012 12:31:57 GMT Google Analytics cookies -  These cookies work in tandem to calculate visit length. Google __utmb cookie demarks the exact arrival time, then Google __utmc registers the precise exit time of the user.

Because __utmb counts entrance visits, it is a session cookie, and expires at the end of the session, e.g. when the user leaves the page. A timestamp of 30 minutes must pass before Google cookie __utmc expires. Given__utmc cannot tell if a browser or website session ends. Therefore, if no new page view is recorded in 30 minutes the cookie is expired.

This is a standard 'grace period' in web analytics. Ominture and WebTrends among many others follow the same procedure.
__utmz 142622515.1333029299.1.1.utmcsr=(direct)|utmccn=(direct)|utmcmd=(none) .welcometoscotland.com Thu, 29 Nov 2012 00:01:57 GMT Google Analytics cookies -  Cookie __utmz monitors the HTTP Referrer and notes where a visitor arrived from, with the referrer siloed into type (Search engine (organic or cpc), direct, social and unaccounted). From the HTTP Referrer the   __utmz Cookie also registers, what keyword generated the visit plus geolocation data.

This cookie lasts six months. In tracking terms this Cookie is perhaps the most important as it will tell you about your traffic and help with conversion information such as what source / medium / keyword to attribute for a Goal Conversion.
__atuvc 4|22 www.welcometoscotland.com Fri, 30 May 2014 12:01:57 GMT Google Analytics cookies -  description of each is here http://www.morevisibility.com/analyticsblog/from-__utma-to-__utmz-google-analytics-cookies.html
PHPSESSID alg0v3pllkjgq1t6hrq0ofjfk7 www.welcometoscotland.com Session PHPSESSID sets cookeis once you have logged on with your username and password, so you don't have to do it for every page.
ssh eJwzMjA0NLA0NLVKzU3MzNExAgAgHQQ0 .addthis.com Sat, 14 Sep 2013 09:44:28 GMT addthis.com - Used for optimizing sharing settings for the user
sshs email .addthis.com Sat, 14 Sep 2013 09:44:28 GMT addthis.com - Used for optimizing sharing settings for the user
ups hjhj%3D%3B1333972261484 .addthis.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:51:01 GMT addthis.com - Used to record user-specified sharing preferences 
uvc 66|15,45|16,40|17,46|18,14|19 s7.addthis.com Fri, 09 May 2014 18:27:41 GMT addthis.com - Records user sharing and social activity
loc GB%2CMDAwMDBFVUdCRU4yMzE1MTgwMTAwMDAwMDBEVg%3d%3d .addthis.com Wed, 08 Aug 2012 09:57:21 GMT addthis.com - Geolocation, used to help publishers know approximately where people sharing information are located
uit 1 .addthis.com Thu, 31 May 2012 10:10:16 GMT addthis.com - Login time tracking
ssc reddit%3B15%2Ctwitter%3B11%2Cfacebook%3B1 .addthis.com Fri, 30 May 2014 10:37:08 GMT addthis.com - Records user sharing and social activity
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dt X .addthis.com Fri, 29 Jun 2012 11:09:27 GMT addthis.com - Maintenance cookies that help manage expiration for other cookies
uid 4e4b9e9a44be5f10 .addthis.com Fri, 30 May 2014 12:01:57 GMT addthis.com - Uniquely assigned machine-generated user ID
uvc 46|18,31|19,0|20,65|21,130|22 .addthis.com Fri, 30 May 2014 12:01:57 GMT addthis.com - Records user sharing and social activity
psc 2 .addthis.com Fri, 30 May 2014 12:01:57 GMT addthis.com - Records user sharing and social activity
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