Last updated: April 16, 2019
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Third-Party Features and Widgets
List of Cookies used on the Website
|Website Name(s)||Cookie Name||Cookie Purpose||Cookie Duration||Category|
|Bizible||_biz_flagsA, _biz_nA, _biz_pendingA, _biz_sid, _biz_uid||Bizible unifies behavioral and ad data with sales outcomes and machine learning so you can make the right marketing decisions.||1 year||Analytics|
|DoubleClick for Publishers (Google)||__gads||DoubleClick for Publishers service from Google's purpose is to do with the showing of adverts on the site, for which the owner may earn some revenue.||2 years||Targeting/Advertising|
|Google Analytics||_ga, _gid, _gali, _dc_gtm_*||Google Analytics collects information on how our visitors use our website.||2 years||Analytics|
|Marketo||_mkto_trk||Marketo allows a website to link visitor behaviour to the recipient of an email marketing campaign, to measure campaign effectiveness.||2 years||Analytics|
|Microsoft Application Insights||ai_user, ai_session||Microsoft Application Insights collects statictical usage and telemetry information for apps.||1 year||Analytics|
|Microsoft Bing ads||_uetsid||Microsoft Bing ads tracking cookie||1 year||Targeting/Advertising|
|Mouseflow||mf_user, mf_*||Mouseflow analytics software is used to record user interactions for analysis.||90 days||Analytics|
|PayScale||__AntiXsrfToken||Temporary cookie to help us prevent cross-site request forgery.||Session||Necessary|
|PayScale||af||Tracks affiliate ID when visiting site through one of our affiliate partners.||10 years||Functionality|
|PayScale||b2b-marketing||Tracks if user has visited a B2B marketing page.||30 days||Functionality|
|PayScale||b2b-pain, b2b-recommender, b2b-role, b2b-size||Tracks user selections in Compensation Software Recommender tool.||1 year||Functionality|
|PayScale||client-origin||Helps us determine origin of client. Possible values include eu and non-eu.||Session||Necessary|
|PayScale||comment_author, comment_author_email||Stores and auto-fills name and email for adding comments in blogs.||1 Year||Functionality|
|PayScale||CookiesEnabled||Temporary cookie to help us direct a user into the survey||Session||Functionality|
|PayScale||cookieVersion||Tracks version of PayScale jar cookies.||10 years||Necessary|
|PayScale||hasBusinessAccount||Tracks if the user has a business account.||30 days||Functionality|
|PayScale||hasReport||Tracks if the user has completed the salary survey.||Session||Functionality|
|PayScale||isLoggedIn||Tracks if the user is logged in with a PayScale account.||Session||Functionality|
|PayScale||jar30||Session information stored for 30 days.||30 days||Necessary|
|PayScale||jarLong||Session information stored over a long period of time.||10 years||Necessary|
|PayScale||jarSession||Session information stored only throughout the single session.||Session||Necessary|
|PayScale||PHPSESSID||Session ID generated by our marketing pages hosted on WordPress||Session||Necessary|
|PayScale||profilecountflag||Tracks how many PayScale salary reports the user has generated.||2 weeks||Functionality|
|PayScale||rctngguiderstep||Tracks if a user has seen a helpful tooltip on the Research pages.||1 year||Functionality|
|PayScale||rcVisits||Tracks PayScale research center pages visited by user within a single session.||30 days||Functionality|
|PayScale||researchCenter-page-count||Tracks number of PayScale research center pages visited by the user.||1 year||Functionality|
|PayScale||src||Tracks where marketing leads originate.||Session||Functionality|
|PayScale||vid||Unique ID that helps us identitify a user's session.||Session||Necessary|
|Snowplow||_sp_id.3c6c, _sp_ses.3c6c||Snowplow collects information on how our visitors use our website.||2 years||Analytics|
|Visual Web Optimizer||_vis_opt_s, _vis_opt_test_cookie, _vwo_uuid_v2, _vis_opt_exp_*, _vwo_ds, _vwo_uuid||Tracking for A/B testing and other experiments.||1 year||Analytics|