These help a website usable by enabling basic function like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
PHPSESSID – this cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users’ unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.
These cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
NID – this cookie is used to a profile based on user’s interest and display personalized ads to the users.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE – this cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.
IDE – used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.
Analytics cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
GPS – this cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location
_ga – this cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, camapign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randoly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gid – this cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
These cookies collect information about how a visitor uses a website but they don’t collect any information that can identify the visitor.
YSC – this cookie is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.
_gat – this cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.