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Cookies

Saputo Dairy UK uses cookies for certain features & functions of the Website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are files that store information on your computer, smartphone or other electronic devices to ensure that the Website works correctly to give you the best possible experience. They make it easier for you to maintain your preferences on the Website, and by seeing how you use the Website; we can tailor the Website around your preferences and measure the usability of the Website.

How does Saputo Dairy UK use cookies on the Website?

Below is a list of the cookies we use on the Website and what they are used for:

Necessary Cookies:

Name

Domain

Expiration

Description

ARRAffinity

.uk.saputo.com

Session

This cookie is set by websites run 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.

ARRAffinitySameSite

.uk.saputo.com

Session

When using Microsoft Azure as a hosting platform and enabling load balancing, this cookie ensures that requests from one visitor browsing session are always handled by the same server in the cluster.

ASP.NET_SessionId

uk.saputo.com

Session

A general-purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written with Microsoft .NET based technologies. Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.

__Request VerificationToken

uk.saputo.com

Session

This is an anti-forgery cookie set by web applications 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 holds no information about the user and is destroyed on closing the browser.

 

Analytics Cookies:

Name

Domain

Expiration

Description

_ga

.saputo.com

2 years

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. 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 in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.

_gid

.saputo.com

1 day

This cookie is set by Google Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited and is used to count and track pageviews.

_gat_UA-43493768-1

.saputo.com

1 minute

This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It is a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.

 

How to change your cookie preferences

You can change your cookie preferences at any time via the cookie settings tab.

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Please note, if you remove necessary cookies, this will impact how the Website functions.