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Use of Cookies

The Barriers Direct web site uses a number of cookies to enhance the user experience for visitors:

  • session cookies: temporary cookies that are essential for web site operation, and remain until you leave our web site or close the browser.
  • third party cookies: from external analytics and other applications. These cookies have varying lifetimes and help us obtain anonymous statistics about how visitors are using our web site in order to improve both the site and its content.

The table below shows more details about each of the cookies that the Barriers Direct web site uses:
 

Cookie Name Used By Description
_utma Google Analytics Provides a unique ID when a user visits your web site and hence helps to identify unique visitors. This cookie is updated with each new page visited within a single session.
_utmb Google Analytics Used to establish and track a user session with the web site and provides information about when the session started and how long the session has lasted.

This cookie has a default thirty minute lifetime that is reset each time the user visits a different page within a session. Thus, the cookie expires if there is no activity within the session for thirty minutes.
_utmc Google Analytics Not actively used to collate visitor statistics but still set during a session, provides backward compatibility with older versions of Google Analytics tracking code. This cookie lasts for the session and is terminated when the user leaves the web site or closes the browser window.
_utmz Google Analytics This cookies is used to record the method by which a visitor has reached your web site – such as by direct entry through the URL, from a search engine, a link from another site or an ad.

This cookie is updated with each new page visited within a session.
_gauges_unique_year Gauges Analytics This cookie is set by our analytics software to help us monitor usage of the web site. Anonymous statistical information is collated.
_gauges_unique_Month Gauges Analytics This cookie is set by our analytics software to help us monitor usage of the web site. Anonymous statistical information is collated.
_gauges_unique_hour Gauges Analytics This cookie is set by our analytics software to help us monitor usage of the web site. Anonymous statistical information is collated.
_gauges_unique_day Gauges Analytics This cookie is set by our analytics software to help us monitor usage of the web site. Anonymous statistical information is collated.
_gauges_unique_unique Gauges Analytics This cookie is set by our analytics software to help us monitor usage of the web site. Anonymous statistical information is collated.
_gauges_cookie Gauges Analytics This cookie is set by our analytics software to help us monitor usage of the web site. Anonymous statistical information is collated.
_session_id Web Site This cookie is used throughout the web site and is used to show recently viewed products and also to retain products in the basket and throughout the checkout process.

This cookie is fundamental to the operation of this web site.

This cookie expires when the session ends by the user visiting another web site, or closing the browser.
HumanClickACTIVE Web Site This cookie is used by our real time chat / customer help facility. The information collated is an anonymous form.

This cookie is set by Live Person, an external third party.
HumanClickKEY Web Site This cookie is used by our real time chat / customer help facility. The information collated is an anonymous form.

This cookie is set by Live Person, an external third party.
HumanClickSiteContainerID_
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Web Site This cookie is used by our real time chat / customer help facility. This cookies expires at the end of the session when the user either visits another web site or closes the browser.
IpCloseInvite Live Person Chat This cookie is used by our real time chat / customer help facility. This cookies expires at the end of the session when the user either visits another web site or closes the browser.
k Twitter This cookie is part of our feed from Twitter, showing updated content on our home page.
This cookie is set by Twitter, an external third party.
guest_id Twitter This cookie is part of our feed from Twitter, showing updated content on our home page.
This cookie is set by Twitter, an external third party.
original_referer Twitter This cookie is part of our feed from Twitter, showing updated content on our home page. This cookies expires at the end of the session when the user either visits another web site or closes the browser.
This cookie is set by Twitter, an external third party.
js Twitter This cookie is part of our feed from Twitter, showing updated content on our home page.
This cookie is set by Twitter, an external third party.
external_referer Twitter This cookie is part of our feed from Twitter, showing updated content on our home page.
This cookie is set by Twitter, an external third party.
_utma Twitter Feed
Google Analytics
This cookie helps collect statistics about usage of our feed from Twitter that shows updated content on our home page.
This cookie is set by Twitter, an external third party.
_utmc Twitter Feed
Google Analytics
This cookie helps collect statistics about usage of our feed from Twitter that shows updated content on our home page. This cookie expires at the end of the session when the user either visits another web site or closes the browser.
This cookie is set by Twitter, an external third party.
_utmz Twitter Feed
Google Analytics
This cookie helps collect statistics about usage of our feed from Twitter that shows updated content on our home page.
This cookie is set by Twitter, an external third party.
_utmv Twitter Feed
Google Analytics
This cookie helps collect statistics about usage of our feed from Twitter that shows updated content on our home page.
This cookie is set by Twitter, an external third party.
twitter_sess Twitter Feed This cookie helps collect statistics about usage of our feed from Twitter that shows updated content on our home page. This cookie expires at the end of the session when the user either visits another web site or closes the browser.
This cookie is set by Twitter, an external third party.
cookie_policy_accepted Web Site Determines whether to display our signpost to this cookie policy. This cookie is set when our policy has been accepted and hence the signpost is no longer displayed.
DataTables_datatable2_ Supplier Portal Web Site This HTML5 Local Storage object is used on our Supplier Portal to remember the most recent options and selections that users make when viewing and searching for information between sessions. This information is kept for 1 year and resets when a new selection has been made.
DataTables_datatable2_/products Supplier Portal Web Site This HTML5 Local Storage object is used on our Supplier Portal products table to remember the most recent options and selections that users make when viewing and searching for information between sessions. This information is kept for 1 year and resets when a new selection has been made.
DataTables_datatable2_/tickets Supplier Portal Web Site This HTML5 Local Storage object is used on our Supplier Portal tickets table to remember the most recent options and selections that users make when viewing and searching for information between sessions. This information is kept for 1 year and resets when a new selection has been made.
DataTables_portal-users_/portal_users Supplier Portal Web Site This HTML5 Local Storage object is used on our Supplier Portal portal users table to remember the most recent options and selections that users make when viewing and searching for information between sessions. This information is kept for 1 year and resets when a new selection has been made.
DataTables_portal-users_/products Supplier Portal Web Site This HTML5 Local Storage object is used on our Supplier Portal users table to remember the most recent options and selections that users make when viewing and searching for information between sessions. This information is kept for 1 year and resets when a new selection has been made.

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We are currently operating an 'implied consent' policy (in line with guidelines from the ICO) which means that we assume you are happy with this usage, but if you are not then please disable and delete cookies from your browser settings. We may amend this policy in line with future changes in legislation or best practice.