Cookie Policy

Last updated September 2021

What cookies do we use on our site?

Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site, and estimates visits and click throughs for specific campaigns. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. These cookies expire when your browsing session ends. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following types of cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

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

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

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

Provider Cookie Name Type & Expiry Purpose Opt Out option /
further information
[PlaceHolder] AWSALB Strictly necessary
6 days
Registers which server-cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in context with load balancing in order to optimise use experience. No opt out option
[PlaceHolder] COOKIE_SUPPORT Strictly necessary 365 days This cookie determines whether the browser accepts cookies. No opt out option
[PlaceHolder] JSESSIONID Strictly necessary Session Preserves users states across page requests No opt out option
[PlaceHolder] GUEST_LANGUAGE_ID Functional
365 days
Determines the preferred language of the visitor. Allows the website to set up the preferred language upon the visitor’s re-entry. No opt out option
[PlaceHolder] LFR_SESSION_STATE_39310 Strictly necessary
Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies. No opt out option
[PlaceHolder] AWSSALB Strictly necessary
6 days
Registers which server-cluster is serving the visitor.  This is used in context with load balancing in order to optimise use experience. No opt out option
[PlaceHolder] COMPANY_ID Strictly necessary
Preserves Toluna ID No opt out option
[PlaceHolder] ID Strictly necessary
Preserves Toluna ID No opt out option
[PlaceHolder] LFR_SESSION_STATE Strictly necessary
Preserves user states across page requests No opt out option
[PlaceHolder] TAT Strictly necessary
Toluna Token No opt out option
[PlaceHolder] TPC Strictly necessary
Toluna Public Key No opt out option
[PlaceHolder] TSU Strictly necessary
Toluna User Flag No opt out option
[PlaceHolder] TTY Strictly necessary
Toluna Token Type No opt out option
Universal Analytics (Google) _ga
Up to 730 days
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.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

How do I change my cookie settings?

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit or

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit:

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 365 days.