About this Cookies Policy
This Policy explains what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use, the information we collect using cookies, how that information is used and how to control the cookies preferences.
You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the cookie management bar on our website.
Your consent applies to the following domain: xpand-it.com
Websites: All Xpand IT websites under the master domains: xpand-it.com and writeback4t.com.
Cookies: Small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory.
Web beacons: Electronic images that may be used in our websites that help us to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage, and campaign effectiveness.
In order to provide a personalized service to our users, it is necessary to memorize and store information about how you use our websites via cookies. These files contain reduce amounts of information downloaded to the computer or other device used.
On each subsequent visit, your internet browser sends these cookies back to our website to enable recognition and memorization of your user preferences.
As most of the online services, our websites use first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the websites to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.
The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
How can you control the cookies preferences?
You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Settings” button and enabling or disabling the cookies categories on the popup according to your preferences.
If you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Cookies Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.
In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies.
What type of cookies can you find on our websites?
We use different types of cookies, which enable three types of functionalities, with different degrees of optimization of the browsing experience and service levels:
(i) Session cookies: these are temporary cookies that remain stored in the browser until the user leaves the webpage, so no record is left on the user’s hard drive. The information gathered by these cookies is used to analyze site traffic patterns, which enables us to improve the content and navigability of the site.
ii) Permanent cookies: these cookies are stored in your browser and are used when you return to our website.
iii) We also use web beacons to help deliver these cookies and gather usage and performance data. Our websites may include cookies and web beacons from third-party service providers like Click Dimensions, Pardot, AdRoll, Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel.
What cookies do we use on our websites?
The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.
The below list details the cookies used in our website.
|CookieLawInfoConsent||CookieYes sets this cookie to record the default button state of the corresponding category and the status of CCPA. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie.|
|_icl_visitor_lang_js||Used by WPML WordPress plugin. The purpose of the cookie is to store the redirected language.|
|wpml_browser_redirect_test||Used by WPML WordPress plugin and is used to test if cookies are enabled on the browser.|
|_GRECAPTCHA||Used by Google reCAPTCHA, which protects our site against spam enquiries on contact forms.|
|PHPSESSID||Used on native PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-[CATEGORY]||Used by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the [CATEGORY] .|
|ln_or||Cookie used by LinkedIn.|
|bscookie||Used by LinkedIn remembering that a logged in user is verified by two factor authentication.|
|language||Used to store the language preference of the user.|
|__cf_bm||Used by Cloudflare, is used to support Cloudflare Bot Management.|
|CONSENT||Used by YouTube via embedded youtube-videos and registers anonymous statistical data.|
|lang||Used by LinkdIn to remember a user's language setting to ensure LinkedIn.com displays in the language selected by the user in their settings.|
|lidc||Used by LinkedIn to facilitate data center selection.|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||Used by YouTube to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Used by YouTube to measure bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface.|
|yt-remote-device-id||Used by YouTube to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.|
|_os_session||This cookie does not contain any user-specific information.|
|abgroups||Activates group A or B for the A/B feature functionality test.|
|cxssh_status||This cookie determines whether the browser accepts cookies.|
|Performance & Analytics|
|SRM_B||Used by Microsoft Advertising as a unique ID for visitors.|
|_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress||Hotjar sets this cookie to detect a user's first pageview session, which is a True/False flag set by the cookie.|
|PugT||PubMatic sets this cookie to check when the cookies were updated on the browser in order to limit the number of calls to the server-side cookie store.|
|_hjRecordingEnabled||Hotjar sets this cookie when a Recording starts and is read when the recording module is initialized, to see if the user is already in a recording in a particular session.|
|_hjRecordingLastActivity||Hotjar sets this cookie when a user recording starts and when data is sent through the WebSocket.|
|_hjSession_*||Hotjar sets this cookie to ensure data from subsequent visits to the same site is attributed to the same user ID, which persists in the Hotjar User ID, which is unique to that site.|
|_hjFirstSeen||Hotjar sets this cookie to identify a new user’s first session. It stores the true/false value, indicating whether it was the first time Hotjar saw this user.|
|_hjSessionUser_*||Hotjar sets this cookie to ensure data from subsequent visits to the same site is attributed to the same user ID, which persists in the Hotjar User ID, which is unique to that site.|
|_gcl_au||Google Tag Manager sets the cookie to experiment advertisement efficiency of websites using their services.|
|SM||Microsoft Clarity cookie set this cookie for synchronizing the MUID across Microsoft domains.|
|MR||This cookie, set by Bing, is used to collect user information for analytics purposes.|
|_clsk||Microsoft Clarity sets this cookie to store and consolidate a user's pageviews into a single session recording.|
|_clck||Microsoft Clarity sets this cookie to retain the browser's Clarity User ID and settings exclusive to that website. This guarantees that actions taken during subsequent visits to the same website will be linked to the same user ID.|
|scribd_ubtc||Scribd sets this cookie to gather data on user behaviour across several websites and maximise the relevancy of the advertisements on the website.|
|ANONCHK||The ANONCHK cookie, set by Bing, is used to store a user's session ID and verify ads' clicks on the Bing search engine. The cookie helps in reporting and personalization as well.|
|anj||AppNexus sets the anj cookie that contains data stating whether a cookie ID is synced with partners.|
|IDE||Google DoubleClick IDE cookies store information about how the user uses the website to present them with relevant ads according to the user profile.|
|uuid2||The uuid2 cookie is set by AppNexus and records information that helps differentiate between devices and browsers. This information is used to pick out ads delivered by the platform and assess the ad performance and its attribute payment.|
|KRTBCOOKIE_*||Pubmatic sets this cookie to register a unique ID that identifies the user's device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network.|
|CMPRO||CasaleMedia sets CMPRO cookie for anonymous usage tracking and targeted advertising.|
|CMPS||CasaleMedia sets CMPS cookie for anonymous user tracking based on users' website visits to display targeted ads.|
|CMID||Casale Media sets this cookie to collect information on user behaviour for targeted advertising.|
|test_cookie||doubleclick.net sets this cookie to determine if the user's browser supports cookies.|
|li_sugr||LinkedIn sets this cookie to collect user behaviour data to optimise the website and make advertisements on the website more relevant.|
|__ar_v4||This cookie is set under the domain DoubleClick, to place ads that point to the website in Google search results and to track conversion rates for these ads.|
|__adroll_fpc||AdRoll sets this cookie to target users with advertisements based on their browsing behaviour.|
|__adroll||This cookie is set by AdRoll to identify users across visits and devices. It is used by real-time bidding for advertisers to display relevant advertisements.|
|__adroll_shared||Adroll sets this cookie to collect information on users across different websites for relevant advertising.|
|_te_||Adroll Group registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.|
|__rd_experiment_version||This cookie tracks user behavior in RD's forms, aiding in the creation of analytical reports on them.|
|_hjIncludedInSessionSample_*||Hotjar sets this cookie to determine if a user is included in the data sampling defined by your site's daily session limit.|
|VISITOR_PRIVACY_METADATA||Cookie used by Youtube and used to track and enrich the users privacy settings on the Youtube platform.|
|MUID||Identifies unique web browsers visiting Microsoft sites. These cookies are used for advertising, site analytics, and other operational purposes.|
|CLID||Used by Microsoft Clarity. The cookie is set by embedded Microsoft Clarity scripts. The purpose of this cookie is for heatmap and session recording.|
|79f08280-5c63-4331-b04d-fb6f39afda51||This cookie enables Dynamics 365 Marketing to score leads based on their level of interaction with a given website. The cookie contains no personal information, but does uniquely identify a specific browser on a specific machine, and Dynamics 365 Marketing can use it to correlate this ID with an actual contact in the Dynamics 365 Marketing database.|
|319af4c0-e197-4de9-8a9b-fe98c8a2ca04||Dynamics 365 Marketing uses this cookie to group all page loads by a given visitor that are recorded by the same behavioral-analysis script and that occur within the configured timeframe. It will consider all of these as part of a single visit to the website.|
|msd365mkttrs||It allows the use of a specific form that sends the data filled in by the user to Microsoft Dynamic 365.|
|msd365mkttr||Microsoft Dynamic 365 collects information on user behaviour on multiple websites. This information is used in order to optimize the relevance of advertisement on the website.|
|_gat||Used by Google Universal Analytics to restrain request rate and thus limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.|
|UserMatchHistory||Used by LinkedIn for Ads ID syncing.|
|_gat_UA-*||Used by Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to allow website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. The pattern element in the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to.|
|_ga_*||Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users.|
|browser_id||Used for identifying the visitor browser on re-visit to the website.|
|vuid||Used by Vimeo to collect tracking information by setting a unique ID to embed videos to the website.|
|bcookie||Used by LinkedIn sets this cookie from LinkedIn share buttons and ad tags to recognize browser ID.|
|_gat_gtag_UA_*||Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users and to store a unique user ID.|
|_gid||Used by Google Analytics registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.|
|_ga||Used by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.|
|fr||Used by Facebook to show relevant advertisements to users by tracking user behaviour across the web, on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.|
|_fbp||Used by Facebook to display advertisements when either on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising, after visiting the website.|
|yt.innertube::nextId||Used by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.|
|yt.innertube::requests||Used by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.|
|YSC||Used by Youtube to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages.|
|_gd*||Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users|
|AnalyticsSyncHistory||Used by LinkedIn to store information about the time a sync with the lms_analytics cookie took place for users in the Designated Countries|
Contact us about privacy questions
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Cookies Policy review
We may revise this policy and make changes to it whenever necessary or required, so users are advised to consult it periodically.
Following each revision, the older version will be updated, and all the updates will become an integral part of the Policy.