Our cookie list

The aim of this cookie list is to help you recognise the cookies placed on your browser when you visit our websites or see adverts for us elsewhere.

We have tried to list all the cookies, which we, or our technology partners use, but sometimes there may be a short delay in updating this list. If you think we’ve missed any, or any that should be listed, please feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to investigate and list.

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These cookies allow Google Analytics to track the usage of the site.

The _cfduid cookie is used by Cloudflare to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are some infected machines, but the visitor’s machine is known trusted, then the cookie can override the security setting. It does not correspond to any userid in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.

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AddThis, one of our technology partners, uses these cookies. They track which of the social networking options you use (email a friend, send to Facebook etc.) This information is only collected in aggregate form so we can tell which are the most popular tools.

loc – This is a geo-location cookie, so we know approximately where people sharing information are located
uid/uit – User id and login time tracking
psc – View counter cookie
di/dt – Date tracking cookies for determining expiration of other cookies

This cookie is a ‘session cookie’ and tells us that you are actively using our site. This way we can always know, at any given time, how many users we have visiting.

This cookie is an identifier for your current session in PHP. If disabled it render access session variables useless and therefore unable to use the site functions. This cookie is also used within partner registration pages.

Clicky sets the “_jsuid” cookie, which allows Clicky to create traffic report for use only within GSMA  (example: usage profile). More information can be found in the Clicky Privacy terms.

This is a GSMA set cookie to remember the users choice of theme (black or white background) for return visits.

This cookie checks to see if your browser can accept cookies. If it is set to reject all cookies, this cookie will let us know so we can send you an error message to let you know that our website cannot function properly without enabling cookies.

This WPML cookie is used to track the language the user has selected to view the site in. Used on MWC Shanghai

This cookie (_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress) is used by HotJar to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie

The ‘vuid’ cookie is set by Vimeo video serving to detect first play of videos served from the Vimeo platform

Disqus uses the following cookies:

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cookies related to Google Analytics used by Disqus.

Internal statistics, used for anonymous visitors

Disqus uses cookies to remember a user’s login information so they don’t have to login every time they visit a new site using Disqus.

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