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When you visit our site, we may collect data from these cookies and other means like web beacons. To learn more about cookies, please visit About Cookies.
The cookies that we use are known as ‘first party cookies’. The cookies that other organisations use on our site are known as ‘third party cookies’. These also collect user data on our sites through cookies, tags and pixels. Tags and pixels, also known as web beacons, are similar to cookies but are collected through embedded images. They can also track your use after you have left the website.
You do not have to accept cookies. Under your data protection rights, you can change your preferences upon visiting the site once the cookie banner is served. Once your preferences have been set, this banner will be served again if we change the cookies used on the site.
We use five different types of cookies:
These help the site function during your use and are also known as session cookies. They remember your login or what you have put in your shopping basket.
If these cookies are disabled, various functionalities on the site will not work. Because of this, these cookies are always set to ‘enabled’. You can learn more about session cookies and what they are used for on the About Cookies site.
These are used for gathering data on how visitors use a website, which pages they visit the most often, or if they get error messages on web pages.
These cookies monitor only the performance of the site as the user interacts with it. They don’t collect information that could identify users. The data is anonymous and only used to improve the functionality of a website. However, third parties may place performance cookies on our sites.
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Associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page. Where it is used it may be regarded as Strictly Necessary as without it, other scripts may not function correctly. The end of the name is a unique number which is also an identifier for an associated Google Analytics account. (A few seconds)
Associated with the Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancing functionality for routing client requests on the server. (Session)
A session cookie used by sites written with Microsoft .NET-based technologies. Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server. (Session)
Associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. Used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain information that could identify the user. (One month)
Set by websites on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session. (Session)
An anti-forgery cookie set by web apps built using ASP.NET MVC technologies. It is designed to stop the unauthorised posting of content to a website, known as Cross-Site Request Forgery. It does not contain information that could identify the user and is destroyed once the browser is closed. (Session)
Used to hold auth token for EpiServer login and ARA Login.
ID of shopping basket for the current session. (Session)
terminal, passportcontrol, sid, lounge, premiumservices, parking-south, selectedDates, dw, entryValue, selectedTime
Remember your activity on our Gatwick Parking site and carry your choices with you.
Set to let Hotjar know if that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's pageview limit. (Two minutes)
Associated with the SessionCam web analytics app from ServiceTick. (Two minutes)
Associated with the SessionCam web analytics app from ServiceTick. (One year)
When the Hotjar script executes we try to determine the most generic cookie path we should use, instead of the page hostname. This is done so that cookies can be shared across subdomains (where applicable). To determine this, we try to store the _hjTLDTest cookie for different URL substring alternatives until it fails. After this check, the cookie is removed. (Session)
Set to let Hotjar know if that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's daily session limit. (Two minutes)
Associated with Visual Website Optimiser by Wingify. The tool helps site owners measure the performance of different versions of web pages. This cookie ensures a visitor always sees the same version of a page and is used to track behaviour to measure the performance of different page versions. (One year)
Hotjar cookie set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behaviour in later visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID. (One year)
Associated with Google Universal Analytics. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request on a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the site's analytics reports. It is set to expire after two years by default, though this can be customised by website owners.
Used by Hotjar to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie. (30 minutes)
A tracking cookie used by Microsoft Bing Ads. It allows us to engage with a user that has previously visited the website. (16 days)
Identifies a new user's first session on a website, indicating if Hotjar is seeing this user for the first time. (22 minutes)
Used to distinguish users by Google Analytics. To maximize the privacy of users, we use the “masking IP” feature, which darkens the last 8 digits of the user's IP address before any type of processing is performed. Collects information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and on how they visit our site, to process statistics. (Two years)
Associated with Google Universal Analytics. Stores and updates a unique value for each page visited. (One day)
Used by Google Analytics Cookies to determine a user's inclusion in an experiment and the expiry of that experiment. (90 days)
Google conversion tracking cookie. (Three months)
Set by SessionCam to store data on mouse behaviour while on the site and interactions with forms. This data is then used for statistical reporting to improve the website. (Session)
Used by SessionCam to help understand how the user interacts with the page. (Session)
Third Party: JSESSIONID
Domain controlled by New Relic. It provides a platform for monitoring the performance of web and mobile applications.
Third Party: sc.ASP.NET_SESSIONID
Domain owned by ServiceTick. It is a session recording platform, used for site analytics and user behaviour measurement. (Session)
Third Party: _clck
Persists the Microsoft Clarity User ID, unique to that site, on the browser. This ensures that behaviour in later visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID. (One year)
Third Party: ANONCHK
Used by Bing Ads. (10 minutes)
Third Party: _clsk
Connects multiple page views by a user into a single Clarity session recording.
Third Party: CLID
Identifies the first time Clarity saw this user on any site using Clarity. (One year)
Third Party: SM
Installed by Clarity.
Associated with the AddThis social sharing widget. This is often embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. (30 minutes)
Cookie associated with embedding content from billabong.com. This indicates that the browser has opted out of CC Einstein tracking for this site. Commerce Cloud sets it with each page response based on the value of the corresponding session. (Session)
Associated with the AddThis social sharing widget. It stores an updated page share count. (One year)
Installed by Microsoft Clarity to store data on how visitors use a website and create an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected includes the number of visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. (Session)
Analytics cookie that tracks anonymous or logged-in users. This helps to measure and improve performance and support the personalisation of site content. (Session)
Third Party: _dlt
Domain owned by Issuu.
Third Party: iutk
Domain owned by Issuu. (Six months)
Third Party: vuid
Domain owned by Vimeo. (Two years)
Third Party: _cfduid
Domain owned by Tube Map iFrame and Car Rental iFrame.
Third Party: Recite_Session
Third Party: Vuid
Used by Facebook to deliver a series of ad products such as real-time bidding from third-party advertisers. (Three months)
Used by Bing to determine what ads should be shown that may be relevant to the site’s end user. (One day)
Pattern type cookie associated with the Demandware eCommerce platform. The pattern element is an alphanumeric string used to make the cookie unique. It appears to be involved in tracking identified, possibly logged-in customers, so is assumed to be involved in targeting or personalisation. (A few seconds)
Google Analytics. (Eight minutes)
Google Analytics Cookies. (One minute)
Google Analytics Cookies. (10 minutes)
A pattern type cookie associated with the Demandware eCommerce platform. Its purpose is anonymised user tracking, so is presumed to be involved in targeting or personalisation. (Six months)
Stores Session ID, report suite name, shopper’s customer ID, source code group ID (encoded), currency mnemonic, and time zone data for analytics purposes. (Session)
Installed by Microsoft Clarity to store data on how visitors use a website and create an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected includes the number of visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. (One year)
Owned by AddThis. They provide web widgets that site owners embed into their pages or other content to enable visitors to create and share links to the content across social networks. They also use the data to give advertisers and marketers profile information for targeted behavioural advertising. (One year)
Domain owned by AddThis. Tracks how often a user interacts with AddThis. (One year)
Domain owned by Facebook. Mostly collects data on user interests via widgets such as 'Like' buttons. This is used to serve targeted advertising to its users when logged into its services. Contains browser and user unique ID combination. (Three months)
Domain owned by AddThis. (One year)
Rakuten advertising display. Stores timestamp when the cookie was set to detect cookie deletion. (One year)
Domain owned by AddThis. (30 minutes)
Domain owned by Mircosoft. It is the site for the search engine Bing. (One year)
Domain owned by Doubleclick. This is Google's real-time bidding advertising exchange. (13 years)
Domain owned by Doubleclick. (One year)
Domain owned by Quantcast. Their service is market and audience segmentation and targeted advertising. (One year)
Domain owned by AddThis. (51 years)
Rakuten Marketing. Used to present the visitor with relevant content and advertisement. The service is provided by third-party advertisement hubs, which facilitate real-time bidding for advertisers. (One year)
Domain owned by Facebook. (Session)
YouTube is a Google-owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services to display targeted advertising to web visitors across their own and other websites. (17 years)
YouTube is a Google-owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services to display targeted advertising to web visitors across their own and other websites. (Session)
Cookie used as a unique identifier to track the viewing of videos on YouTube. (Six months)
Third Party: SRM_B
Cookie installed by Microsoft Bing. (One year and 24 days)
Cookie associated with AddThis. It stores an updated page share count. (365 days)
Domain owned by AddThis. (396 days)
Domain owned by AddThis. (Session)
Tracks how long a user interacts with AddThis. (One year)
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Gatwick also allows advertisements on the website that are provided by other organisations. Our advertising partners will serve advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you, based on information about your visit to the Website and other websites. In order to do this, our advertising partner may need to place a cookie on your computer. These cookies hold information about the computer - they don't hold personal information about you (i.e. it's not linked to you as an individual).
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