What are cookies?

Cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows us to recognize and remember you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive or tablet or mobile device. When you visit our sites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies and other tracking technologies.

What are web beacons?

Web Beacon is a transparent graphic image placed on websites to monitor user activity. Web beacons are similar to cookies and are often used in combination with cookies.

What do we use cookies for?

Like most websites, we use cookies to provide, secure and improve our website functionalities and user experience such as, remembering your preferences, recognizing you when you visit our website and personalizing and tailoring ads to your interests

What are the different types of cookies?

First-party cookies

First-party cookies are placed on your device directly by us. For example, we use first-party cookies to adapt our website to your browser’s language preferences and to better understand your use of our website.

Third-party cookies

Third-party cookies are placed on your device by our partners and service providers. For example, we use third-party cookies to measure user numbers on our website or to enable you to share content with others across social media platforms.

Session cookies

Session cookies are used for a variety of reasons, including to learn more about your use of our website during one single browser session and to help you to use our website more efficiently. Session cookies last only until you close your browser.

Persistent cookies

Persistent cookies are primarily used to help you quickly sign-in to our website again and for analytical purposes. Persistent cookies have a longer lifespan and aren’t automatically deleted when you close your browser.
Based on functionality, cookies can be further classified as below:

Functionality Description
Necessary cookies These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.
Analytics cookies These cookies help us understand how our website is being used, how effective marketing campaigns are, and help us customize and improve our websites for you.
Marketing cookies These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited (including, in the case of interest-based advertising, the pages of other websites) and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose. Without these cookies, you will be able to use and enjoy all the features of our website but the ads you see will not be tailored to your preferences.
Preference Cookies 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.

User preferences

Users can mostly control their cookie preferences by managing the browser settings. For more information about these controls and to exercise your cookie preferences, visit your browser’s help page.
Please however note, that, if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not get displayed properly.

Cookie Name Purpose
Universal Analytics (Google) _ga,_gat,_gid,_utmb,_utmc,_utmz,_umtv These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Session Cookies phpsessid These cookies enable the website to store serialized data. It is further used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie.
Hubspot Cookies __hs_opt_out This cookie is used by the opt-in privacy policy to remember not to ask the visitor to accept cookies again.

This cookie is set when you give visitors the choice to opt out of cookies.

It contains the string “yes” or “no”.

It expires in 13 months.

Hubspot Cookies __hs_do_not_track This cookie can be set to prevent the tracking code from sending any information to HubSpot.

Setting this cookie is different from opting out of cookies, as it still allows anonymized information to be sent to HubSpot.

It contains the string “yes”.

It expires in 13 months.

Hubspot Cookies __hs_initial_opt_in This cookie is used to prevent the banner from always displaying when visitors are browsing in strict mode.

It contains the string “yes” or “no”.

It expires in seven days.

Hubspot Cookies __hs_cookie_cat_pref This cookie is used to record the categories a visitor consented to.

It contains data on the consented categories.

It expires in 13 months.

Hubspot Cookies __cfduid This cookie is set by HubSpot’s CDN provider, Cloudflare. It helps Cloudflare detect malicious visitors to your website and minimizes blocking legitimate users.

It may be placed on your visitors’ devices to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It is necessary for supporting Cloudflare’s security features. It is a session cookie that lasts a maximum of 30 days.

Hubspot Cookies __hstc The main cookie for tracking visitors.

It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).

It expires in 13 months.

Hubspot Cookies hubspotutk This cookie keeps track of a visitor’s identity. It is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.

It contains an opaque GUID to represent the current visitor.

It expires in 13 months.

Hubspot Cookies __hssc This cookie keeps track of sessions.

This is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie.

It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), and session start timestamp.

It expires in 30 minutes.

Hubspot Cookies __hssrc Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser.

If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, it is considered a new session.

It contains the value “1” when present.

It expires at the end of the session.

Facebook Facebook Pixels This cookie helps track movements of anyone who visits our website while they’re logged into Facebook it will record:

Which pages on our website you visit

Which pages they do not visit

When they visit those pages

Linkedin Linkedin insight tag The LinkedIn Insight Tag enables the collection of data regarding members’ visits to our website, including the URL, referrer, IP address, device and browser characteristics (User Agent), and timestamp. This data is deleted within 180 days.

How to contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or its implementation, please contact us at privacy@tvsscs.com