Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

To ensure proper performance of the Validis website and provide the best viewing experience, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most other websites do this too.  Cookies will not be used for any purpose other than those stated. Cookies on this website are controlled and accessible by the Validis webmaster.

About Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as language and other display preferences) over a period of time. They are used to enhance your viewing experience from one page to another.

Cookies we use and their purpose

Visitor Tracking Cookies: Google Analytics, Mouseflow, Lead Liaison.
Purpose: To analyze visitor engagement with the Validis website to ensure the best possible experience.
Aim: Enhance website performance and personalization.
Advertising Cookies: Capterra, Google Adwords, Bing Ads, Twitter, LinkedIn.
Purpose: Understand traffic sources and effectiveness of online reviews, social media and advertising.
Aim: To identify the referring entity of our website traffic and to optimize digital marketing performance.

How you can control Cookies

You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer. You can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.  Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites. AllAboutCookies: https://www.allaboutcookies.org/ and the Network Advertising Initiative: https://www.networkadvertising.org/

For DataShare users

Cookies Used in Datashare

Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer by websites that you visit. Validis uses cookies in Datashare to enable a variety of functions including basic site functionality as well as providing us with information about who is using our website and how they are using it. More detail on all cookies set by Datashare is below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the site to function. Because the site will not be able to operate without them, they are always active. You can disable all cookies in your browser settings, but this may prevent you from using Datashare.

Cookie set by

Validis UK Ltd

Name

app.userId
app.clientId
app.roles
app.permissions
app.user
app.resellerId
app.components
auth.access_token
auth.refresh_token
auth.token_type
cookieconsent_status

Purpose

We use these essential and functional-related cookies across our website to ensure site functionality and performance is maintained

Duration

The cookieconsent_status cookie persists until cleared. All other cookies in this section expire after 30 minutes of inactivity or when you close your browser, whichever comes first.
Validis UK Ltd
app.locale
vshare_toggle_control
vadmin_toggle_control
vreview_toggle_control

We use these essential and functional-related cookies across our website to ensure site functionality and performance is maintained

Browser session

Azure

Application Gateway/Affinity

This cookie is used by the Application Gateway to maintain sticky session.

Browser session

Azure

ApplicationGatewayAffinityCORS

This cookie is used by the Application Gateway in addition to ApplicationGatewayAffinity to maintain sticky session even on cross-origin requests.

Browser session

Analytical Cookies

These cookies are used to help us understand how users interact with Datashare so that we can understand and improve the user experience. We use Heap Analytics to track user behaviour on Datashare including, but not limited to, what pages users visit, what users click on, where the users are located, and what browser or platform those users are using. Click here to view the Privacy Policy for Heap.

Cookie set by

Heap Analytics cookies

Name

_hp2_id.APP_ID _hp2_ses_props.APP_ID

Purpose

Stores user_id, identity, other ids, along with session properties such as timestamp and cookie domain/path

Duration

The longest lasting cookie expires 13 months after your last visit. Others expire when you close your browser.

Functional Cookies

Functional Cookies
These cookies are necessary for additional features to function. We use Appcues to show additional information and help users to navigate around Datashare. Click here to view the Privacy Policy for Appcues.

Cookie set by

Appcues cookies

Name

apc_cl:-* apc_user apc_user_id apc_local_id apc_curr_flow

Purpose

Used in context with the VR-content on website. Collects data on who, what and when the content has been viewed for statistical purposes. Registers a unique identifier used by Appcues to display relevant help content.

Duration

These cookies use local storage in your browser and persist until cleared.
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