A cookie can be classified according to its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs.
Depending on its lifetime, a cookie is either:
With regard to the domains to which they belong, there are two types:
We use 4 categories of cookies on our website:
These cookies are strictly necessary for the functioning of the website to which you, as a user, have requested access. Essential cookies also include cookies intended for communication purposes only (for the sole purpose of transmission over the network). These essential cookies are exempt from consent.
Cookies for audience measurement
These cookies make it possible to generate statistics on visits in order to improve the website. The solution used for this (Google Analytics) anonymizes IP addresses. These cookies are disabled by default.
Cookies related to social network sharing plugins
These third-party cookies are set by social networks to use your browsing data in accordance with their terms, when you interact with sharing buttons of these networks integrated on the site.
These cookies are set by a third-party service (Youtube) to use your navigation data in accordance with their conditions, when playing videos of the service embedded on our site.
We incorporate videos on our site using the "privacy- enhanced" mode proposed by Youtube. This means that when viewing the embedded videos, no activity data is collected to personalize the Youtube viewing experience.
The tables below detail the cookies we use and their purposes.
|Type||Name of the cookie||Session / Persistent||First-party / Third-party||Lifespan||Purpose|
|Essential||incap_ses_*||Session||First Party||Session||These first party cookies are set by a third party service to filter out malicious requests. The information generated cannot identify you as an individual.|
|visid_incap_*||Session||First Party||1 Year|
|CookieControl||Persistent||First Party||1 Year||Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain.|
|hkphones_sessions||Session||First Party||2 Hours||Preserves users states across page requests.|
|Audience measurement||_ga||Session||Third Party||1 Year
|Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.|
|_ga_*||Session||Third Party||1 Year
|_gid||Session||Third Party||1 Day|
|_gat||Session||Third Party||1 Minute||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.|
|Video||PREF||Persistent||Third Party||8 Months||Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Persistent||Third Party||180 Days||Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.|
|YSC||Session||Third Party||Session||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.|
|yt-player-headers-readable||Persistent||Third Party||17 Days||Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the visitor's device and network settings.|
|yt-remote-cast-installed||Session||Third Party||Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.|
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Information contained in this Site is subject to change at any time without notice. Updated by VTech on [8th September 2022].