SPAA Website Cookies Policy

"Cookies"

A cookie is a text string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk (or the memory of your mobile device) if you agree so that the website can distinguish you from other users if our website. Our website uses the following cookies:

  • _ga: This is a persistent cookie which remains on your computer, unless it expires of the cookie cache is cleared.  Used by Google Analytics to identify and record and distinguish unique site visitors.  This cookie expires 2 years after the most recent page view
  • _gid: This is a persistent cookie which allows us to use Google reporting on web statistics.  This cookie works in tandem with the _ga cookie and is used by Google to collect information about unique site visitors.  This cookie expires within 24 hours of the most recent page view.
  • _gat: This cookie is used by Google Analytics.  Used to throttle request rate.  Expires within 1 minute.
  • __livechat:  (livechat)
  • __livechat_lastvisit:  (livechat)
  •  recent_window:  (livechat)
  • __lc_vv:  (livechat)
  • lc_window_state: (livechat?)
  • notification[personal_invitation]: (livechat)
  • main_window_timestamp: (livechat)
  • main_window_timestamp_4: (livechat)
  • WSS_FullScreenMode: Microsoft SharePoint cookie for internal use of the application to indicate whether a page is shown in full screen mode.  This cookie expires when current browser session is closed.
  • FedAuth: A cookie that can exist either as a persistent or in-memory cookie represents the SharePoint session token for logged in users. This cookie contains a reference to the SAML token that SharePoint stores in its token cache. The SAML token contains the claims issued to the user by any external identity and federation providers, and by the internal SharePoint security token service (STS).  The cookie normally expires within 5 days of most recent page view.
  • SPAA2: This cookie is a persistent cookie and records if a user has clicked to accept the site's cookie policy.  It will expire within 1 year of the most recent page view.
  • SPAA3: This cookie is a persistent cookie and records if a user has viewed the site's cookie policy.  It will expire within 1 year of the most recent page view.