Cookies are text files placed on your computer that tell us something about your visit to the site, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to gather information about how you interact with the site, to help us recommend appropriate content and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

This data does not contain any personal information and is never linked to the contact details you provide in the data collection detailed in the privacy policy.

It is possible for you to reject the saving of cookies to your device; this will restrict the content that you can see and certain areas of the site may not function properly.

For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org.

Some of the pages on our site also use cookies set by carefully selected 3rd party suppliers. In addition to this, if you go on to a web page on our site that contains embedded content, for example a video from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

The following types of cookies are used by www.salmon.com:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

FIRST PARTY

.info.salmon.com
  • __cfduid

Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.

performance cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.

All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

FIRST PARTY

.salmon.com
  • optimizelyBuckets

Cookie set by the Optimizely website optimisation platform. Used to store the page variants assigned to a user for A/B performance testing, to ensure the user gets a consistent experience.

  • _ga

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

  • _gat

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.

  • __hssc

This cookie name is associated with websites built on the HubSpot platform. It is reported by them as being used for website analytics.

  • _hjIncludedInSample

This cookie is associated with web analytics functionality and services from hotjar, a Malta based company. It uniquely identifies a visitor during a single browser session and indicates they are included in an audience sample.

  • _gat_UA-533442-4

This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.

  • _gid

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.

  • optimizelyPendingLogEvents

Cookie set by the Optimizely website optimisation platform. Records user activity.

  • __hstc

    __hssrc

This cookie name is associated with websites built on the HubSpot platform. It is reported by them as being used for website analytics.

  • optimizelySegments

This cookie is set by the Optimizely website optimisation platform. It holds audience segmentation information for a visitor.

  • optimizelyEndUserId

Cookie set by the Optimizely website optimisation platform. This cookie is a unique user identifier

Functional cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages.

If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

FIRST PARTY

.salmon.com
  • hubspotutk

This cookie name is associated with websites built on the HubSpot platform. HubSpot report that its purpose is user authentication. As a persistent rather than a session cookie it cannot be classified as Strictly Necessary.

THIRD PARTY

.videmo.com
  • vuid

This domain is owned by Vimeo. The main business activity is: Video Hosting/Sharing.

analytics.twitter.com
  • lang

This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a third party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations, that is primarily used for tracking and targeting.

targeting/advertising cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites.

They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

FIRST PARTY

.salmon.com
  • __ar_v4

This cookie is associated with the DoubleClick advertising service from Google. Helps with tracking conversion rates for ads.

  • _te_

This cookie name is associated with the re-marketing services from Adroll. It is generally set as a first party cookie. Re-marketing is the practise of displaying online advertising targeted to users who have already visited the advertisers site, to encourage them to return.

THIRD PARTY

.adnxs.com
  • sess

    uuid2

This domain is owned by AppNexus Inc. The company provides a range of online advertising technology and services.

.ads.linkedin.com
  • BizoID
    UserMatchHistory
    lang

This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. This sub-domain is connected with LinkedIn's marketing services that enable website owners to gain insight into types of users on their site based on LinkedIn profile data, to improve targeting.

.bidswitch.net
  • c

    tuuid_lu
    tuuid

This domain is owned by IPONWEB and is used to provide a real time bidding platform for online advertising.

.bluekai.com
  • bku

    bkdc

This domain is owned by Blue Kai. The main business activity is: Advertising/Audience Targeting

.bttrack.com
  • GLOBALID

This domain appears to be owned by Bidtellect, A USA based adtechnology company specialising in native advertising.

.contextweb.com
  • V
    sto-id-20480-bh
    pb_rtb_ev

This domain is owned by Pulsepoint (formerly Contextweb). The main business activity is: Digital marketing, real time ad bidding exchange and audience profiling

.crwdcntrl.com
  • _cc_cc
    _cc_id
    _cc_aud
    _cc_dc

This domain is owned by Lotame. The main business activity is: Data Management Platform - Targeting /Advertising

.doubleclick.net
  • id

This domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange

.facebook.com
  • datr

This domain is owned by Facebook, which is the world's largest social networking service. As a third party host provider, it mostly collects data on the interests of users via widgets such as the 'Like' button found on many websites. This is used to serve targeted advertising to its users when logged into its services. In 2014 it also started serving up behaviourally targeted advertising on other websites, similar to most dedicated online marketing companies. This cookie identifies the browser connecting to Facebook. It is not directly tied to individual Facebook the user. Facebook reports that it is used to help with security and suspicious login activity, especially around detection of bots trying to access the service. Facebook also say the behavioural profile associated with each datr cookie is deleted after 10 days. This cookie is also read via Like and other Facebook buttons and tags placed on many different websites.

  • fr

This domain is owned by Facebook, which is the world's largest social networking service. As a third party host provider, it mostly collects data on the interests of users via widgets such as the 'Like' button found on many websites. This is used to serve targeted advertising to its users when logged into its services. In 2014 it also started serving up behaviourally targeted advertising on other websites, similar to most dedicated online marketing companies. Contains browser and user unique ID combination, used for targeted advertising.

  • lu

This domain is owned by Facebook, which is the world's largest social networking service. As a third party host provider, it mostly collects data on the interests of users via widgets such as the 'Like' button found on many websites. This is used to serve targeted advertising to its users when logged into its services. In 2014 it also started serving up behaviourally targeted advertising on other websites, similar to most dedicated online marketing companies. Used to manage the login process, remembers user on return visit if they choose to stay logged in.

.google.com
  • APISID
    SSID
    NID
    SAPISID

This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear.

  • PREF

This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear. This is a common Google cookie, used across several of their services. Stores user preference and can be used to personalise ads on google searches.

  • SID

This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear. This cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time.

  • HSID

This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear. Used by Google in combination with SID to verify Google user account and most recent login time.

.hm.baidu.com
  • HMACCOUNT

This domain is owned by Baidu. The main business activity is: Chinese search engine

.linkedin.com
  • lidc
    bcookie
    __utma
    __utmv
    __qca
    bscookie

This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions. For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain.

.mathtag.com
  • uuidc

    uuid

This domain is owned by MediaMath Inc. a US based digital advertising business.

.openx.net
  • i

This domain is owned by OpenX. The main business activity is: Advertising.

.outbrain.com
  • obuid

This domain is owned by Outbrain, which describes itself as a content discovery platform. It provides technology to help distribute content targeted to individuals interests.

.pixel.rubiconproject.com
  • rpx

This domain is owned by Rubicon Project. The company runs a technology platform for automated real time bidding for online behavioural advertising. Their cookies build user profiles for the purposes of placing individuals into segmented categories, so that they can be shown advertising believed to be relevant to interests based on past browsing patterns.

.pubmatic.com
  • KTPCACOOKIE

    KADUSERCOOKIE

This domain is owned by Pubmatic. It operates an advertising exchange platform where online publishers can sell targeted advertising space to media buyers using real time bidding.

.rlcdn.com
  • rtn1-z
    ck1
    rlas3

This domain is owned by Live Ramp Inc, providers of a platform for targeted marketing and profiling.

.rubiconproject.com
  • put_2760
    rpb
    khaos

This domain is owned by Rubicon Project. The main business activity is: Advertising

.sharethrough.com
  • stx_user_id

This domain is owned by Sharethrough, a USA based company providing an online native advertising technology platform and services.

.twitter.com
  • auth_token
    twll
    secure_session
    guest_id
    remember_checked

This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a third party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations, that is primarily used for tracking and targeting. Twitter does not currently provide information on the use of specific cookies.

  • __utma
    personalization_id
    remember_checked_on

This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a third party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations, that is primarily used for tracking and targeting.

.yahoo.com
  • B

This domain is owned by Yahoo. The main business activity is: Search / Advertising

.yandex.ru
  • yandexuid

This domain is owned by Yandex. The main business activity is: Russian search engine

.youtube.com
  • SID

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. This cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time.

  • HSID

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. Used by Google in combination with SID to verify Google user account and most recent login time

  • demographics

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. Most likely used for demographic profiling and targeting for advertising

  • VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos

  • PREF

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. This is a common Google cookie, used across several of their services. Stores user preference, can be used to personalise ads on google searches

  • APISID
    GPS
    SSID
    LOGIN_INFO
    YSC
    SAPISID

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.

d.adroll.com
  • __adroll

This domain is owned by Adroll. The main business activity is: Retargeting Advertising Platform

pixel.rubiconproject.com
  • c

This domain is owned by Rubicon Project. The company runs a technology platform for automated real time bidding for online behavioural advertising. Their cookies build user profiles for the purposes of placing individuals into segmented categories, so that they can be shown advertising believed to be relevant to interests based on past browsing patterns.

.linkedin.com
  • visit

This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions. For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain.