What are cookies and how do we use them?

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 visit our website and also assists us in making improvements.

A cookie is a small file (consisting of letters and numbers) that we store on your browser or elsewhere on your device.

We use the following flavours of cookies:

  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, including (where applicable) greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, content tailored for your region or choice of language).

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

Necessary Cookies

Cookie

Description

Expiry

Provider

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preference Cookies

lang

Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website

Session

Ads.linkedin.com

Statistics Cookies

dc_gtm_UA-# 

Used by Google Tag.

Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag.

Session

pclocs.com.au 

Cookie

Description

Expiry

Provider

_ga

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

2 years

pclocs.com.au 

_gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Session

pclocs.com.au 

dtCookie 

Unclassified

Session

pclocs.com.au 

vuid

Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as which pages have been read

2 years

Vimeo.com

 

Marketing Cookies

Cookie

Description

Expiry

Provider

_omappvp

Used by the lead generation platform OptinMonster to determine if the visitor is returning and has visited the website before.

11 years.

pclocs.com.au

_omappvs

Used by the lead generation platform OptinMonster to determine if the visitor is visiting the website for the first time.

Session

pclocs.com.au

ads/ga-audiences

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

google.com

bcookie

Used by the social networking service LinkedIn for tracking the use of embedded services.

2 years

linkedIn

BizolID

Unclassified.

179 days

ads.linkedin.com

bscookie

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

2 years

linkedin.com

Collect

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour.

Session

google-analytics.com

fr

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

3 months

facebook.com

Idc

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

Session

linkedin.com

MUID

Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains.

1 year

bing.com

MUID8

Unclassified.

1 year

bing.com

visitor_id<uniquestring>

This visitor_id cookie includes the name “visitor_id” plus the unique identifier for your account which is derived from the tracking code placed on the Site. The value stored is the unique ID for the visitor.

10 years

pardot.com

visitor_id<uniquestring>-hash

This stores the domain name (hash code) of site, a unique visitor id …

10 years

Pardot.com

Pardot

This session cookie is set when a Pardot user is logged in.

 

Pardot.com

tr

Unclassified.

Session

facebook.com

UsedMatchHistory

Unclassified

179 days

ads.linkedin.com

_vis_opt_exp_EXPERIMENT_ID_goal_GOAL_ID

VWO uses cookies to run tests and to track user information. The cookies keep track of the variation a user has viewed and help to serve the same variation to the user consistently; track goals completed by a user; and determine whether a user is a part of a test.

100 days

Vwo.com

_vis_opt_test_cookie

VWO uses cookies to run tests and to track user information. The cookies keep track of the variation a user has viewed and help to serve the same variation to the user consistently; track goals completed by a user; and determine whether a user is a part of a test.

session

Vwo.com

_vis_opt_exp_EXPERIMENT_ID_combi

VWO uses cookies to run tests and to track user information. The cookies keep track of the variation a user has viewed and help to serve the same variation to the user consistently; track goals completed by a user; and determine whether a user is a part of a test.

100 days

Vwo.com

_vis_opt_exp_EXPERIMENT_ID_exclude

VWO uses cookies to run tests and to track user information. The cookies keep track of the variation a user has viewed and help to serve the same variation to the user consistently; track goals completed by a user; and determine whether a user is a part of a test.

100 days

Vwo.com

_vis_opt_exp_EXPERIMENT_ID_split

VWO uses cookies to run tests and to track user information. The cookies keep track of the variation a user has viewed and help to serve the same variation to the user consistently; track goals completed by a user; and determine whether a user is a part of a test.

100 days

Vwo.com

_vis_opt_s

VWO uses cookies to run tests and to track user information. The cookies keep track of the variation a user has viewed and help to serve the same variation to the user consistently; track goals completed by a user; and determine whether a user is a part of a test.

100 days

Vwo.com

_vis_opt_out

VWO uses cookies to run tests and to track user information. The cookies keep track of the variation a user has viewed and help to serve the same variation to the user consistently; track goals completed by a user; and determine whether a user is a part of a test.

10 years

Vwo.com

EXPERIMENT ID

VWO uses cookies to run tests and to track user information. The cookies keep track of the variation a user has viewed and help to serve the same variation to the user consistently; track goals completed by a user; and determine whether a user is a part of a test.

100 days

Vwo.com

_vwo_uuid

VWO uses cookies to run tests and to track user information. The cookies keep track of the variation a user has viewed and help to serve the same variation to the user consistently; track goals completed by a user; and determine whether a user is a part of a test.

100 days

Vwo.com

_vis_opt_exp_EXPERIMENT_ID_combi

VWO uses cookies to run tests and to track user information. The cookies keep track of the variation a user has viewed and help to serve the same variation to the user consistently; track goals completed by a user; and determine whether a user is a part of a test.

100 days

Vwo.com

  

Unclassified Cookies

Cookie

Description

Expiry

Provider

_uetsid

Unclassified

Session

pclocs.com.au

gwcc

Unclassified

3 months

pclocs.com.au

wfwaf-authcookie-<uniquestring>

This cookie is set by the WordPress security plugin “Wordfence”. It is used to authenticate user’s login request. This cookie is persistent and expires in 1 day.

24 Hours

WordFence Security Plugin

wordfence_verifiedHuman

Cookie set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin to protect the site against malicious attacks.

24 hours

WordFence Security Plugin

wfvt_<uniquestring>

These contain information about your general geographic location (used to remember your time zone, for example). These are known as session cookies and are deleted when you leave the site.

30 minutes

WordPress Default

wordpress_logged_in_<uniquestring>

After login, wordpress sets the wordpress_logged_in_[hash] cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.

When the browsing session ends

WordPress Default

wordpress_sec_<uniquestring>

Execute for your security page is better

When the browsing session ends

WordPress Default

wordpress_test_cookie

Purpose: accepts wordpress cookies on the website

When the browsing session ends

WordPress Default

wp-settings-8

Purpose: supports optimized display and use of the wordpress website by the Administrator

8 years

WordPress Default

wp-settings-time-8

Purpose: allows optimized display and use of the wordpress website by the Administrator

8 years

WordPress Default


How to control and delete cookies

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In addition, disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser, you will need to do this yourself from within your browser.

Changes to our use of cookies

Any changes to our use of cookies for this website will be posted here and if appropriate, signposted from our web pages highlighting any changes.

Contact Information

If you have any queries in relation to this notice, please contact us at marketing@pclocs.com.au.