What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored on your local computer. You as the computer owner can access this data, and so to can the website that set the cookie. Generally speaking, cookies don't present privacy issues since the data stored within them is usually data you have entered yourself.
What Cookies do you set and use?
Here is a list of cookies currently in use, with an explanation of what each is, an indication of how long it lasts, and also an example of the information stored.
|Cookie name||Created by||Expiry (days)||Purpose||Category|
|_gcl_au||.springfieldeducationalfurniture.co.uk||90||Used by Google Ads for advertising.||Marketing|
|IDE||.doubleclick.net||390||Used by Google DoubleClick to regsiter and track advertisement interaction, with a purpose of ensuring targeted advertisements are personalised.||Marketing|
|JSESSIONID||.nr-data.net||Session||Preserves users states across page requests.||Necessary|
|__cf_bm||.hubspot.com||Session||Used to ensure security for web content served via CloudFlare. No personal data is stored in this cookie.||Necessary|
|_springfield_session||www.springfieldeducationalfurniture.co.uk||Session||Preserves users states across page requests and helps prevent CSRF attacks.||Necessary|
|messagesUtk||.springfieldeducationalfurniture.co.uk||390||Used by HubSpot to recognize visitors who chat via the chatflows tool.||Necessary|
|cookies-allowed||.www.springfieldeducationalfurniture.co.uk||365||Used to store cookie consent and the categories that have been opted in.||Preferences|
|__hssc||www.springfieldeducationalfurniture.co.uk||Session||Used by HubSpot to keep track of sessions.||Statistics|
|__hssrc||www.springfieldeducationalfurniture.co.uk||Session||Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser.||Statistics|
|_gat||.springfieldeducationalfurniture.co.uk||Session||Used by Google Analytics to throttle the request rate.||Statistics|
|_gid||.springfieldeducationalfurniture.co.uk||1||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the user uses the web site.||Statistics|
|__hstc||www.springfieldeducationalfurniture.co.uk||390||Used to track visitors to HubSpot.||Statistics|
|hubspotutk||www.springfieldeducationalfurniture.co.uk||390||Used to keep track of a visitor's identity. It is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.||Statistics|
|_ga||.springfieldeducationalfurniture.co.uk||730||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the user uses the web site.||Statistics|
|svid||videos.sproutvideo.com||365242||Used to track user engagement to ensure protection of services.||Statistics|