Cookie Policy

Whenever you visit or interact with the Site, we, as well as any of our third-party service providers, may use a variety of technologies such as cookies, web beacons, pixel tags, log files, local shared objects (Flash cookies), HTML5 cookies, or other technologies to automatically or passively collect certain information about your online activity.

Please note that we may automatically collect the following information about you:

  • Computer or Device Information. We may automatically collect your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, MAC Address, mobile carrier, or other unique identifier or information from the computer, mobile device, tablet or other device that you use to access the Site, including but not limited to your browser type, device type, operating system, software version, phone model, phone operating system, and the domain name from which you accessed the Site.

  • Usage Information. We may collect information about your use of the Site, including the date and time you visit the Site, the areas or pages of the Site that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing or using the Site, the number of times you return to the Site, other click-stream or site usage data, emails that you open, forward or click-through to our Site, and other sites that you may visit.

  • Location Information. We collect general information about where traffic on our site is coming from around the world. This is used at an aggregate level that does not identify individual users to create reports to better understand our engagement with visitors to the site. Location information at an individual level may be used for narrowly tailored efforts for our products or research activities.

  • Our Third-Party Service Providers. We, as well as third parties that provide content, advertising, or other functionality on the Services, may use cookies, pixel tags, local storage, and other technologies (“Technologies”) to automatically collect information through the Services. Technologies are essentially small data files placed on your computer, tablet, mobile phone, or other devices that allow us and our partners to record certain pieces of information whenever you visit or interact with our Services.

Use of Third Party Analytic Technologies. We may use third parties’ analytics and tracking tools, including Google Analytics, to better understand who is using the Site, how people are using the Site, and how to improve the effectiveness of the Site and related content. These tools may use technology such as cookies, web beacons, pixel tags, log files, Flash cookies, HTML5 cookies, or other technologies to automatically collect and store certain information. They may also combine information they collect from your interaction with the Site with information they collect from other sources

SUMMARY TABLE OF COOKIES

COOKIE NAME

DEFAULT EXPIRY PERIOD

COOKIE DESCRIPTION

HP3_USER

60 minutes

This cookie is used to retain some user data and their navigation session

ASP.NET_SessionID

At the end of the session

A session cookie used to keep the navigation session anonymous

__utma

2 years

A Google Analytics cookie used to count the number of visits

__utmb

30 minutes

A Google Analytics cookie indicating a new browsing session. It is refreshed upon every service connection.

__utmz

6 months

A Google Analytics cookie that identifies the connection source

__utmc

At the end of the session

A Google Analytics cookie used to count the number of visits

__utmv

2 years

A Google Analytics cookie used to assess the Website operation

dc_user_settings

DocCheck cookie

doccheck_scu_data

DocCheck cookie

doccheck_user_id

DocCheck cookie

PHPSESSID

This cookie is used to retain some user data and their navigation session

__atuvc

An AddThis cookie used to allow visitors to share contents on different platforms focusing on user connections(Facebook, Twitter, email, and so on). It stores the number of shares for a page.

__atuvs

A cookie associated to the AddThis widget and typically used to allow visitors to share contents on different platforms focusing on user connections (Facebook, Twitter, email, and so on).

You can accept or reject cookies by changing your browser security settings. You’ll find instructions on how to set up the most common browsers below.