Cookies Policy

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The Excitech website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to Excitech’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties may use cookies, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a tiny data file, which is stored on your computer within the web browser, when certain web pages are visited. A cookie does not contain or collect information in isolation, but when read by a server via a web browser it can give information to facilitate a more user-friendly service such as detecting errors. A cookie will not harm your computer and no personally identifiable information is stored from the use of this site.

There are two types of cookie:

Persistent cookies remain on a user’s device for a set period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie

Session cookies are temporary. They allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

How we use cookies

We use cookies on our website. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Although most web browsers automatically accept cookies, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies to your preference. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.

We use cookies on our website:

  • To recognise a computer when a user visits the website
  • Track users as they navigate the website
  • Improve the website's usability
  • Analyse the use of the website
  • Administer the website
  • Prevent fraud
  • Improve the security of the website
  • Personalise the website for our users

Cookies on our website are used for:

Category: Neccessary (5)

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.

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Description
ASP.NET_SessionId communications.excitech.co.uk HTTP Session Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests.
Data is sent to United States
ASP.NET_SessionId excitech.co.uk HTTP Session Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests.
Data is sent to United Kingdom
CookieConsent excitech.co.uk HTTP 1 year Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain
Data is sent to Ireland
LPSessionID lo.v.liveperson.net HTTP Session Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests.
Data is sent to United Kingdom
SESS# rkdms.com HTTP 30 years Preserves users states across page requests.
Data is sent to United States

Category: Preferences (4)

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.

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Description
lpTestCookie# 77299730.lo.cobrowse.liveperson.net HTTP Session Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
Data is sent to United Kingdom
lpTabId excitech.co.uk HTML Session Used by LivePerson real time messaging platform to identify the active message tab.
Data is sent to United Kingdom
lpTestCookie# excitech.co.uk HTTP Session Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
Data is sent to United Kingdom
lpTestCookie# lpcdn.lpsnmedia.net HTTP Session Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
Data is sent to United Kingdom

Category: Statistics (7)

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

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Description
_ga excitech.co.uk HTTP 2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Data is sent to United States
_gat excitech.co.uk HTTP Session Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
Data is sent to United States
_gid excitech.co.uk HTTP Session Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Data is sent to United States
lpLastVisit-# excitech.co.uk HTML Persistent Used by LivePerson real time messaging platform to store the timestamp of the user's last visit.
Data is sent to United Kingdom
LPVID excitech.co.uk HTTP 2 years Used by LivePerson real time messaging platform to recognize the visitor on returning visits.
Data is sent to United Kingdom
LPVisitorID lo.v.liveperson.net HTTP 1 year Used by LivePerson real time messaging platform to recognize the visitor on returning visits.
Data is sent to United Kingdom
vuid vimeo.com HTTP 2 years Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.
Data is sent to United States

Category: Marketing (19)

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.

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry Description
bt2 addthis.com HTTP 255 days Used by the social sharing platform AddThis to keep a record of parts of the site that has been visited in order to recommend other parts of the site
Data is sent to United States
di2 addthis.com HTTP 1 year Used to support 3rd party functionality used by addthis.com
Data is sent to United States
mus addthis.com HTTP 1 year Used to support 3rd party functionality used by addthis.com
Data is sent to United States
na_sc_x addthis.com HTTP 29 days Used to support 3rd party functionality used by addthis.com
Data is sent to United States
na_tc addthis.com HTTP 13 months Used to support 3rd party functionality used by addthis.com
Data is sent to United States
uid addthis.com HTTP 1 year Creates a unique, machine-generated user ID. AddThis, which is owned by Clearspring Technologies, uses the user ID to make it possible for the user to share content across social networks and provide detailed statistics to various providers.
Data is sent to United States
uvc addthis.com HTTP 1 year Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user.
Data is sent to United States
vc addthis.com HTTP 1 year Used by the social sharing platform AddThis
Data is sent to United States
xtc addthis.com HTTP 1 year Registers the user's sharing of content via social media.
Data is sent to United States
bku addthis.com HTTP 179 days Used to support 3rd party functionality used by addthis.com
Data is sent to United States
loc addthis.com HTTP 1 year Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level).
Data is sent to United States
__atuvc excitech.co.uk HTTP 1 year Updates the counter of a website's social sharing features.
Data is sent to United Kingdom
_at.cww excitech.co.uk HTML Persistent Used by the social sharing platform AddThis
Data is sent to United Kingdom
at-lojson-cache-# excitech.co.uk HTML Persistent Used by the social sharing platform AddThis
Data is sent to United Kingdom
at-rand excitech.co.uk HTML Persistent Used by the social sharing platform AddThis
Data is sent to United Kingdom
__atuvs excitech.co.uk HTTP Session Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service, AddThis.
Data is sent to United Kingdom
PREF youtube.com HTTP 8 months Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.
Data is sent to United States
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com HTTP 179 days Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
Data is sent to United States
YSC youtube.com HTTP Session Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
Data is sent to United States

3rd Party cookies

When you visit our website you may notice some cookies that are not related to Excitech. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, for example from Facebook or YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We do not control the generation of these cookies, so we suggest that you check the individual third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

How to turn off cookies

All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. The following links may be helpful in helping you understand how you can update your browser cookie settings:

Further information

To learn more about how advertisers use cookies and how you can control these please visit Your Online Choices.

To learn more about cookies please visit AboutCookies

To learn more about your rights to online privacy, please visit Data Protection Act 1998 and The Information Commissioner’s Office.