Cookie policy

Use of cookies

The AnyJunk website uses cookies. A cookie is a small file which is sent by the AnyJunk server and which is stored on the hard disk of your computer. It is usually used to identify an individual when that individual is accessing a website. It keeps a record of the site visited and contains a certain amount of information regarding the visit. This website’s cookies are mainly used to operate the website. However, AnyJunk also uses them to update the website more efficiently and to compile statistics. In addition, third parties could place their own cookies on your device. AnyJunk does not have any control over the use of these cookies and therefore we refer to the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information about these cookies.

You can set your web browser to disable or to refuse cookies in the privacy options of your browser. If you choose not to receive cookies, this may affect your ability to access the AnyJunk website or parts of it, or to otherwise benefit from the features of the AnyJunk website.

Following cookies are used on our website:

Functional Cookies:

__cfduid [x4] (anyjunk.co.uk, hs-analytics.net, hs-scripts.com, hubspot.com) – Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.

ARRAffinity – This cookie is set by this website as it runs on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.

cookiepermission – Used to record if a user has given permission for Tracking Cookies to be set.


Tracking Cookies:

Google Universal Analytics (anyjunk.co.uk)

_ga cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

_gid appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.

_gat – it is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes. Main purpose of Google Universal Analytics cookie is performance.

Hubspot.com (anyjunk.co.uk)

__hssc – This cookie keeps track of sessions. This is used to determine if we should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), and session start timestamp. 

__hssrc – Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set. We set it to 1 and use it to determine if the user has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when we manage cookies, we assume it is a new session.

__hstc – The main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk (see below), initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).

hubspotutk – This cookie is used for to keep track of a visitor’s identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when de-duplicating contacts.

hsfirstvisit – This cookie used to keep track of a user’s first visit.

Quantcast (anyjunk.co.uk)

__qca – This is a cookie is associated with Quantcast, a digital advertising company. They provide website rankings, and the data they collect is also used for audience segmentation and targeted advertising. The main purpose of this cookie is: Targeting/Advertising.

Bing (anyjunk.co.uk, bing.com, bat.bing.com)

_uetsid – Microsoft Bing Ads Universal Event Tracking (UET) tracking cookie

MUID, MUIDB – Bing Ads uses the Microsoft User Identifier (MUID) to help count valid clicks.

Response Tap (anyjunk.co.uk, www.anyjunk.co.uk, metrics.responsetap.com)

adiErr, __adiCookieCheck, __adiCookieCheck – These cookies provide us with valuable insight in helping us understand visitor interaction between our website and call centre. adiCookieCheck is a test cookie, adiErr is a cookies used to help us understand our visitor interaction between our website and call centre.

JSESSIONID – General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.

BidSwitch (bidswitch.net)

c, tuuid, tuuid_lu – used by Bidswitch to remember what banners you have seen and if you have visited the website of an advertiser. Bidswitch uses this information only for that specific advertiser to be able to determine when and how often you will see a certain banner.

Facebook (facebook.com)

fr – contains Encrypted Facebook ID and Browser ID for advertising.

LinkedIn (linkedin.com, ads.linkedin.com)

bcookie –  Browser ID cookie, comes from share buttons and ad tags

lang – used to store language preferences, potentially to serve up content in the stored language.

lidc – used for routing.

BizoID, UserMatchHistoryndon – LinkedIn Ad analytics, comes from LinkedIn insights and ads tags.

Quantserve (quantserve.com)

d, mc – these third party cookies are set by Anyjunk website to track anonymous information on how visitors use our site.

Yieldlab (yieldlab.net)

id – user identifier used by Yieldlab which is a supply side platform and solution for private marketplaces within Europe’s publishing industry.

DoubleClick (doubleclick.net)

DSID, IDE – 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.

Google (google.co.uk, www.google.co.uk)

1P_JAR – Google advertising cookie used for user tracking and ad targeting purposes.

NID  – this cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.

CONSENT – Advertising, Analytics and Personalisation.

DV – used for Google ad personalisation.

New Relic (nr-data.net)

Provides a platform for monitoring the performance of web and mobile applications.

JSESSIONID – General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.


Third Party Cookies:

Olark (anyjunk.co.uk)

Olark is a Live Chat software, which provides functionality for websites to engage in instant messaging communication with visitors. 

_ok – most recent Olark site ID (security measure).

_okbk – extra state information (e.g. chat box being open/closed).

_okck – used to test whether the visitor’s browser allows cookies to be stored.

_oklv – the Olark loader version (for improved caching).

hblid – a visitor identifier that we use only on your site to remember this visitor between visits.

olfsk – storage identifier that we use to maintain chat state across pages (e.g. message history).

wcsid – a session identifier that we use only on your site to keep track of a single chat session.

_okdetect – allows customer to chat to topflight staff.#

Vimeo (vimeo.com)

_ga, _gid, _uetsid, vuid, player – Vimeo cookies are used to allow features of the Vimeo Service, such as staying logged in, viewing in private mode or remembering user preferences. Some of the cookies will only be used if you use certain features or select certain preferences, and some cookies will always be used. vuid – Vimeo Analytics unique id.