Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small piece of data that websites collect from visits and that can identify a web-enabled user device such as a computer, laptop, PDA, mobile, smartphone or tablet. Cookies never contain Personal Information but are useful for reporting on the number of visits to the site and its various pages and for presenting the right sort of information to the right visitors. For more on cookies see www.allaboutcookies.org

How do we use cookies?

We will only use cookies which are necessary for the provision of information and services on our site, and where we have received your permission. We analyse how users use our website using Google Analytics and VWO and how it performs, recognising when you have signed in and give you a better experience of the site in general.

Necessary:

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
CookieConsent dineclub.co.uk Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain 1 year HTTP
SESS# dineclub.co.uk Preserves users states across page requests. 1 year HTTP
XSRF-TOKEN dineclub.co.uk Ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor. 1 year HTTP
JSESSIONID nr-data.net Preserves users states across page requests. Session HTTP

 

Preferences:

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
GeoIP dineclub.co.uk Stores whether the user has allowed us to access their location or not 1 day HTTP
userLocation dineclub.co.uk Stores the users latitude and longitude to allow the search to personalised 1 day HTTP

 

Stats:

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
_ga dineclub.co.uk Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years HTTP
_gat dineclub.co.uk Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate 1 day HTTP
_gid dineclub.co.uk Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 1 day HTTP

 

Marketing:

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
_fbp dineclub.co.uk Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months HTTP
fr facebook.com Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months HTTP
tr facebook.com Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. Session Pixel

 

Cookies stored by VWO:

VWO uses both persistent visitor-level and local storage cookies to understand the behaviour of users and track user journeys on the website to deliver the best user experience.

Type Description
Cookies created for all visitors The cookies that get created on your visitors’ browsers for your domain when they land on your website. These cookies are typically created by the VWO SmartCode.
Third-party cookies The cookies that get created on your visitors’ browser for the website optimiser when they land on your website only when the Campaign involves multiple domains feature is enabled. It helps VWO to track visits.
Cookies created while viewing or previewing heat maps These cookies are the ones that get created on your browser whenever you are previewing or viewing heatmaps.

 

Cookie Name Cookie Type Purpose Duration Third-Party Version on dev.visualwebsiteoptimizer.com Debug Cookie Created
_vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_goal_{GOALID} Strictly Necessary Cookies This cookie is created when a Test Campaign goal is triggered. This cookie when created will always have a value of 1. 100Days _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_goal_{GOALID}_{ACCID} debug_vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_goal_{GOALID}
_vis_opt_test_cookie Strictly Necessary Cookies Session cookie generated to detect if the cookies are enabled on the browser of the user or not. It also helps in tracking the number of browser sessions a visitor has gone through. Value of this cookie is always 1 Expires on browser close N/A debug_vis_opt_test_cookie
_vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_combi Strictly Necessary Cookies This cookie is generated when a user is chosen for a particular variation for a test. This cookie makes sure that users see the same variation when they visit the page again in the future. Here the Control always has the value of 1, Variation #1 always has the value of 2, Variation #2 has the value of 3, and so on. 100Days _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_combi_{ACCID} debug_vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_combi
_vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_exclude Strictly Necessary Cookies Generated when a user has been excluded from a Test Campaign due to the traffic percentage specifications. Value is always 1 100days _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_exclude_{ACCID} debug_vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_exclude
_vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_split Strictly Necessary Cookies Generated when one of the variations is chosen for the visitor but the visitor is not yet redirected to the variation page. It exists so that after landing on the page, VWO can verify that the variation page corresponds to the chosen variation. Value is >=2. As 1 corresponds to control and it’s not created in case-control is chosen. 100days _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_split_{ACCID} debug_vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_split
_vis_opt_s Strictly Necessary Cookies The number of times the browser was closed and reopened. Tracks sessions created for a user. The value is >=1 followed by a pipe sign. E.g. value of 2| signifies user has restarted the browser once, 3| means twice. 100 days N/A N/A
_vis_opt_out Strictly Necessary Cookies It indicates that the visitor should not be made part of any campaign. Its value is 1 100 days N/A N/A
_vwo_uuid Strictly Necessary Cookies It generates a unique id for every visitor and is used for the report segmentation feature in VWO 10 Years N/A debug_vwo_uuid
_vwo_uuid_{CAMPAIGNID} Strictly Necessary Cookies In the case of the cross-domain campaign, this cookie is created for each cross-domain campaign. It generates a unique id for every visitor and is used for the report segmentation feature in VWO 10 Years _vwo_uuid_{CAMPAIGNID}_{ACCID} N/A
_vwo_ds Strictly Necessary Cookies Stores persistent user-level data for Track (goals, funnels) and Analyze (heatmaps, recordings, form analytics) Depends on Retention Period of the account N/A debug_vwo_ds
_vwo_sn Strictly Necessary Cookies Stores session-level information. 30 mins and reset again to 30 mins on user activity. N/A debug_vwo_sn
_vwo_uuid_v2 Strictly Necessary Cookies Calculates Unique Traffic On a website 366 Days N/A N/A
_vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_combi_choose Strictly Necessary Cookies Stores combination chosen. This is a temporary cookie and gets deleted when campaign changes are applied. Persists until campaign changes are applied. _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_combi_choose_{ACCID} _vis_opt_exp_{CAMPAIGNID}_combi_choose_{ACCID}
_vwo_referrer Strictly Necessary Cookies Stores referral info allowing VWO to identify the original Traffic source in case of Split Campaign 15secs N/A debug_vwo_referrer
_vwo Strictly Necessary Cookies It is a jar of all the cookies. It is currently created only for safari. It would in the future replace all the cookies. The actual expiry of cookie doesn’t matter as it stores the expiry of cookies set in it and keep on expiring them. Expires in 2096Yr N/A N/A
debug_vis_opt_variation_page Strictly Necessary Cookies Persists the selection by the person using previews Expires on browser close N/A debug _vis_opt_variation_page

 

 

You can opt-out or amend your cookie preferences by visiting your Account and selecting ‘manage my preferences’. Alternatively, you can modify your cookie preferences via the settings in your web browser.

 

If you wish to learn more about how your personal information is used, please visit our Privacy Policy here https://www.dineclub.co.uk/privacy-policy

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