DEKRA

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, mobile or tablet by the websites that you visit. They are widely used to ensure the best experience, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide anonymous information to the owners of the website the pages you visit.

DEKRA Organisational Reliability Limited may collect information about your visits to our website such as IP address, location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views. This information may be used to improve our website's usability.

What types of cookies do we use?

We use two types: persistent cookies and session cookies. A persistent cookie helps us recognise you as an existing user and can collect information. Session cookies only last for as long as the session (usually the current visit to a website or a browser session) and does not collect information.

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
  • Analytical / performance cookies. They 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.

The table below shows the cookies we use on our websites.

Cookie TypeCookie NameDescriptionExpirationOpt-Out
Strictly necessary
  • PHPSESSID
  • cookiesAvailable
  • Website session.
  • Cookie check.
After session close.  
Analytical/
performance
  • _ga
  • _gid
  • _gat
  • _gac
  • NID
  • gclid
  • gclid_crdate
  • Google Analytics.
  • Tracks anonymised usage.
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Analytical/
performance
  • _et_coid
  • BT_pdc
  • isSdEnabled
  • 2 years
  • 1 year
  • < 1 day
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Analytical/
performance
  • BT_ctst
  • BT_sdc
  • noWS_<***>
  • et_id
  • _et_coid
After session close.  
Analytical/
performance
  • _mkto_trk
  • Marketo analytics.
  • Records last visit and activity.
1 year.  
Strictly necessary
  • 1a198ac5cc0c54562cebbdfd33fc8bd5
  • Website.
After session close.  
Functionality
  • lang
  • Lidc
  • BizoID
  • UserMatchHistory
  • Bcookie
  • bscookie
  • LinkedIn insights and link sharing button tracking.
  • 1 day
  • 1 day
  • 6 months
  • 6 months
  • 1 year
  • 1 year
 

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.