What are cookies?
Types of cookies and their purpose
Generally, there are two types of cookies - first-party cookies created by the website you visit, i.e. Dukascopy Bank SA, and third-party cookies created by websites from a domain other Dukascopy Bank SA.
Cookies remain on your computer or device for different periods of time – session cookies exist while the browser is open and are deleted automatically after the browser is closed (once the session ends), whereas persistent cookies survive browser closure and remain on your hard drive until deleted by you.
Cookies used by Dukascopy Bank SA are further divided into the following categories based on their function:
- Strictly necessary cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the website and its features;
- Functionality cookies are used to provide personal features and remember your preferences and choices made about the website (e.g. language, region);
- Performance cookies are used to track statistical data, gather the information on how the website is being used, detect what interests website visitors the most etc. in order to improve website functions;
- Advertising cookies are third-party cookies that track online activity of website visitors to deliver relevant advertisements.
Dukascopy Bank SA website deploys the following cookies:
|FXCOMM1||Dukascopy||First-party, Strictly necessary||Unpersonalized User ID in a social network fxcomm||Until the end of the browser session|
|__cfduid||Dukascopy||First-party, Strictly necessary||Security identifier||1 month|
|mobDeviceFlag||Dukascopy||First-party, Strictly necessary||Indicator that shows which version of Dukascopy Community opened - mobile version = 0, desktop version = 1||Until the end of the browser session|
|FXCOMM1_TRACK_ID||Dukascopy||First-party, Strictly necessary||Personalized cookie used in process of authentication and authorization of a registered user of Dukascopy Community||1 month|
|FXCOMM_T||Dukascopy||First-party, Strictly necessary||Status of successful authorization by registered user in Dukascopy Community||1 month|
|open-subscribed-announce||Dukascopy||First-party, Strictly necessary||Stores a status of showing news updates to authorized users of Dukascopy Community||3 days|
|lastLang||Dukascopy||First-party, Functionality||Remembers user’s language preferences||3 months|
|pubLang||Dukascopy||First-party, Functionality||Remembers user’s language preferences||6 months|
|lang||Dukascopy||First-party, Functionality||Remembers user’s language preferences||Until the end of the browser session|
|Dukascopy||First-party, Functionality||Necessary to support a special section of the website: “Trading Tools”||1 day|
|XSRF-TOKEN||Dukascopy||First-party, Functionality||Necessary to support a special section of the website: “Trading Tools”||1 day|
|_dc_gtm_UA-186474-1||Third-party, Strictly Necessary||Identifier used by Google Tag Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag||1 year|
|_hj||Hotjar||Third-party, Performance||Hotjar service is recording user sessions, preparing heatmaps of user interactions with the website||1 year|
|cf_||CloudFlare.com||Third-party, Performance||System cookie for security measures provided by CloudFlare.com||This cookie expires after 30 minutes of continuous inactivity by the end user|
|_ga||Third-party, Performance||Identifier of the Google Analytics system that assigns each user a unique ID, which then is used to summarize the page usage data||2 years|
|_gid||Third-party, Performance||Identifier of the Google Analytics system that stores a unique user session identifier and value for each page visited||2 years|
|__utma||Third-party, Performance||Identifier of the Google Analytics system that tracks visitor behavior, measures site performance, calculates new and returning visitor statistics||2 years|
|__utmb||Third-party, Performance||One of the identifiers that calculates how long a website visit takes, i.e. takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site||Until the end of the browser session|
|__utmc||Third-party, Performance||One of the identifiers that calculates how long a website visit takes, i.e. takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site||Until the end of the browser session|
|__utmz||Third-party, Performance||Identifier of the Google Analytics system that stores the traffic source that explains how users reached||2 years|
|Dukascopy Bank SA website, registers keywords that users have entered before entering Dukascopy Bank SA website|
|AEC||Third-party, Performance||Google identifier used for user tracking and identification for security purposes||6 months|
|OTZ||Third-party, Performance||Google identifier used for tracking and identifying web traffic||1 month|
|DV||Third-party, Performance||This cookie is used by Google Ads Optimization in order to provide ad delivery or retargeting||1 day|
|_gcl_au||Third-party, Advertising||Identifier of the Google Analytics system that measures advertisement efficiency across Dukascopy Bank SA website on the use of Google’s services||2 years|
|1P_JAR||Third-party, Advertising||Google search identifier that carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting Dukascopy Bank SA website||1 month|
|CONSENT||Third-party, Advertising||Google search identifier that carries out information about how the end user uses Dukascopy Bank SA website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting it||13 months|
|NID||Third-party, Advertising||Google search identifier that helps build a profile of the end user’s interests and show relevant ads||6 months|
|SOCS||Third-party, Advertising||Google identifier used to track the consents that the user has granted to Google for the privacy settings and the configuration of the related cookies||13 months|
Consent and withdrawal
Note: Removal or block of cookies may result in some functionality of the website being unavailable and losing any preferences you have set.
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