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 to access applications or otherwise.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website or applications when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website and applications work.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website or applications. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.
|_utma||Google Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the website. We use this data to improve our website. All data collected is to analyse trends, no individuals can be identified using Google Analytics.||Randomly generated number||2 years|
|_utmc||Randomly generated number||When the browser closes|
|_utmz||Randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search)||6 months|
|_ga||Randomly generated number||2 years|
|_gid||Randomly generated number||24 hours|
|_gat||A number||1 minute|
|PHPSESSID||This cookie is set by the Vendigital app in order to authenticate the user with the system and keeps the user logged in.||Randomly generated text||When the browser closes|
|vendigital_session_###||This cookie is set by the Vendigital app in order to authenticate the user with the system and keeps the user logged in.||Randomly generated text||2 hours|
|XSRF-TOKEN||A cookie that helps to protect against Cross Site Request Forgery attacks||Randomly generated text||When the browser closes|
|ci_csrf_token||A cookie that helps to protect against Cross Site Request Forgery attacks||Randomly generated text||2 hours|
|CHATSESS||This cookie is set by the Vendigital live chat system operated by Freshworks, it identifies the users chat session with the server||Randomly generated text||When the browser closes|
|io||This cookie is set by the Vendigital live chat system operated by Freshworks, it provides functionality in relation to the live chat system||Randomly generated text||When the browser closes|
|sdata||Randomly generated text||When the browser closes|
|sid||Randomly generated text||When the browser closes|
|ztarget_user_id||Randomly generated text||When the browser closes|
|pnctest||The number “1”||2 years|
|helpdesk_url||This cookie is set by the Vendigital live chat system operated by Freshworks, it provides the URL to our helpdesk site.||URL of the Vendigital helpdesk site.||24 hours|
|oc###||This cookie is used by the Vendigital drive web UI to track user sessions||Randomly generated text||When the browser closes|
|oc_sessionPassphrase||This cookie is used by the Vendigital drive to prevent request forgery||Randomly generated text||When the browser closes|
|__Host-nc_sameSiteCookielax||This cookie is used by the Vendigital drive to manage users session across systems||The value “true”||Until December 2100|
|__Host-nc_sameSiteCookiestrict||The value “true”||Until December 2100|
|traincalc||Supports the UK Train Profitability Calculator advanced functionality||The number “1”||3 months|
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