Cookies policy

Cookies Policy

Use of cookies

By joining our Panel and taking part in our online research, you agree to our use of cookies and similar technologies (“Cookies”) and the collection of information from your PC/Laptop or other computing device you may use whilst taking part in our online research activities as outlined below.

Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your terminal equipment (a device such as a computer or phone). Excluding Operating Cookies (as defined below), we only use Cookies if you agree to our use of such Cookies. Additional details explaining what Cookies are, how they are used, and how they are further controlled can be found by visiting www.aboutcookies.org.

For our services, we use Operating Cookies: these are Cookies that are essential for us to provide our online services (e.g. our website and our online surveys) (“Operating Cookies”) to visitors and to members of our panel. You can find more information about the individual Cookies we use and the specific purposes for which we use them in the tables below:

Ipsos iSay Website Visitors

Operating Cookies

Name of the Cookie What does the Cookie do? Type Can be reset? Provider/Recipient (Site/Domain/Host)
cookie-agreed-version Captures the version of the cookies policy agreed by the visitors 1st party No Ipsosisay.com
cookie-agreed-categories Captures the cookies categories agreed by the visitors 1st party No Ipsosisay.com
jsessionID Used for session management. 1st party No Ipsosisay.com Ipsosinteractiveservices.com

Ipsos iSay Members

Operating Cookies

Name of the Cookie What does the Cookie do? Type Can be reset? Provider/Recipient (Site/Domain/Host)
Drupal.visitor.talk_auth Used to keep the user’s session open. 1st party No Ipsosisay.com
SSESS (followed by a number randomly allocated by the system, from one session to the other) Used by the system to link a user to a session so that information about their visit can be stored on the server as they move from one page to the next. It also helps avoid session hijacking 1st party No Ipsosisay.com
OTXUserTracking Cookie set for our applications projects for a basic deduplication and with the scope of tracking respondents for deduplication purposes 1st party No Ipsosinteractive.com
DG Used as an essential quality control to store a unique device and respondent encrypted codes. As part of our device fingerprinting system, we use this and a device score to ensure we do not allow the same person to answer a survey more than one time and to add an extra system check to avoid system malfunction 1st party No Ipsosinteractive.com
Consent States if the respondent accepted the survey access consent and its version, in order to speed up access to surveys 1st party No Ipsosinteractive.com
PJfNXlqz Used to uniquely identify the session the first time a user accessed the site and then refer to that Cookie in subsequent requests to persist the connection to the appropriate server. 1st party No Ipsosinteractive.com
BIGipServerPOOL-134.213.64.111-443 Used to uniquely identify the session the first time a user accessed the site and then refer to that Cookie in subsequent requests to persist the connection to the appropriate server 1st party No Ipsosinteractive.com
SessionsStateID Stores information that the user has provided and tracks the activity of the user within the website. Because a session Cookie is temporary, it does not collect information from the user’s PC or the user’s identity. The information it stores is in the form of a session identification that will not, in any case, relate personally to the user. 1st party No Ipsosinteractive.com
GCLB Used to uniquely identify the session the first time a user accessed the site and then refer to that Cookie in subsequent requests to persist the connection to the appropriate server. 1st party No Ipsosinteractive.com