Cookies

Iress uses cookies, small text files placed on your device.

Our corporate website (iress.com) uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

We may access cookies stored on your computer when you visit our website or when you open an email from us. We are able to do this by including web beacons (also known as clear GIFs or web bugs) in our emails. Our web beacons do not store additional information on your computer but, by communicating with our cookies on your computer they can tell us when you have opened emails from us and what pages you look at.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical or performance cookies

These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Strictly necessary cookies

Cookie Duration Purpose
rc::a Persistent This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.
rc::b Session This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.
rc::c Session This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.
rc::d-# Persistent This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.
CookieConsent 1 Year Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain.
li_gc 2 Years Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain.

Functionality cookies

Cookie Duration Purpose
lang Session Remembers the user's selected language version of a website
region 1 Year The cookie determines the preferred language and country-setting of the visitor - This allows the website to show content most relevant to that region and language.
p.gif Session Keeps track of special fonts used on the website for internal analysis. The cookie does not register any visitor data.
__hssc 1 Day Identifies if the cookie data needs to be updated in the visitor's browser.
__hssrc Session Used to recognise the visitor's browser upon reentry on the website.
__hstc 1 Year Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.
_ga 2 Years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gat 1 Day Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
_gid 1 Day Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
hubspotutk 1 Year Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.

Targeting cookies

Cookie Duration Purpose
uuid 1 Year This cookie is used to optimize ad relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple websites – this exchange of visitor data is normally provided by a third-party data-center or ad-exchange.
TDCPM 1 Year Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
TDID 1 Year Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
MUID 1 Year Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains.
IDE 1 Year Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
pagead/landing Session Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement.
RUL 1 Year Used by DoubleClick to determine whether website advertisement has been properly displayed - This is done to make their marketing efforts more efficient.
test_cookie 1 Day Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
EE 119 Days Collects data related to the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
ud 119 Days Collects visitor data related to the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.
cs 1 Year Collects data on the user across websites - This data is used to make advertisement more relevant.
fdpp 6 Days Registers the visitor's preferences and navigation across multiple social media platforms. This is used to present the visitor with relevant advertisement.
fifid 1 Year Registers the visitor's preferences and navigation across multiple social media platforms. This is used to present the visitor with relevant advertisement.
_GRECAPTCHA 1 Year The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. These cookies use an unique identifier for tracking purposes.
ads/ga-audiences Session Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites.
pagead/1p-conversion/# Session Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites.
pagead/1p-user-list/# Session Tracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between websites.
__ptq.gif Session Sends data to the marketing platform Hubspot about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
_gcl_au 3 Months Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.
_uetsid 1 Day Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement.
_uetsid Persistent Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences.
_uetsid_exp Persistent Contains the expiry-date for the cookie with corresponding name.
_uetvid Persistent Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences.
_uetvid 16 Days Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences.
_uetvid_exp Persistent Contains the expiry-date for the cookie with corresponding name.
dmSessionID 1 Day Collects information on what products the visitor has viewed and the content of the shopping-cart. This is used to increase the website's conversion rate through targeted advertisement and product promotions through emails.
lfuuid 10 Years Tracks the individual sessions on the website, allowing the website to compile statistical data from multiple visits. This data can also be used to create leads for marketing purposes.
recordID 1 Year Collects information on what products the visitor has viewed and the content of the shopping-cart. This is used to increase the website's conversion rate through targeted advertisement and product promotions through emails.
bcookie 2 Years Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
lidc 1 Day Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.
embed/v3/counters.gif Session Collects information on user preferences and/or interaction with web-campaign content - This is used on CRM-campaign-platform used by website owners for promoting events or products.
KADUSERCOOKIE 3 Months Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network. The ID is used to allow targeted ads.
KTPCACOOKIE 1 Day Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network. The ID is used to allow targeted ads.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 179 Days Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
YSC Session Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
yt.innertube::nextId Persistent Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
yt.innertube::requests Persistent Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
yt-remote-cast-installed Session Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-connected-devices Persistent Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-device-id Persistent Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-fast-check-period Session Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-session-app Session Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-session-name Session Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

Third party cookies

Please note that certain third parties may also place cookies on our website. Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.

These named third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. Third party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or performance cookies or targeting cookies.

These third-party services are outside of our control. Providers may, at any time, change their terms of service, purpose and use of cookies, etc.

Sharing information with third parties

We do share information collected by the cookies with some of our third party service providers. Please contact us at compliance@iress.com if you would like to receive a full list of the third party service providers who may access the information we collect via the cookies we place on our website.

Our goal is to respect your privacy. To help us improve our privacy practices please contact us, we welcome your comments and queries.

If you would like more information about cookies, you might like to visit allaboutcookies.org

Page information updated 17 Feb 2021.