What is a cookie?Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your device by websites you visit. Cookies allow our website to recognise your device and store information about your past actions on our website.
Using cookies allows us to provide a faster, easier and more user-friendly experience on our website. We use different types of cookies for (i) analysing the way you use our website, (ii) showing content that is more relevant to you, (iii) analysing and improving the effectiveness of our content, and (iv) fixing technical problems.
What types of cookies do we use?
We use two types of cookies serving different purposes. Some cookies are permanent, others are automatically deleted after you close the web browser (session cookies) or after a specified period (expiration times of each cookie are listed in the table below).
- Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential for running our website properly. Strictly necessary cookies cannot be switched off by using the decline button.
- Analytics Cookies: These cookies serve the collection of information regarding how visitors use our website when they browse it. They collect and report information such as the number of visitors, which pages they visit most often, whether they receive any error messages, which device they use to access our website and the length of the time spent on our website. They are hosted by a third-party (i.e., Google). These can be switched off by using the decline button.
Please see below for a detailed list of cookies we use.
|ARRAffinity||Strictly Necessary||This cookie is provided by Azure Environment. Internally azure uses this cookie for internal load balancing.||Session||Azure||Cannot be turned off by declining.|
||Strictly Necessary||This cookie is used by Azure Apps to keep a user session on the same server. ApplicationGatewayAffinityCORS helps to maintain sticky sessions even for cross-origin requests.||Session||Azure||Cannot be turned off by declining.|
|ASP.NET_SessionId||Strictly Necessary||This is a session cookie set by ASP.net. It identifies a user’s session on the server and ensures the user can navigate the site correctly.||Session||GedikEraksoy||Cannot be turned off by declining.|
|visitor_sitepreference||Strictly Necessary||This is a GedikEraksoy specific cookie and stores information about cookie status (whether user has accepted or declined).||Session or 1 year||GedikEraksoy||If user accepts, cookies will be stored for 1-year period. If user rejects, cookies will be stored as a session cookie.|
|gedikeraksoy#lang||Strictly Necessary||This is a sitecore cookie and stores context language of the current site.||Session||GedikEraksoy||Cannot be turned off by declining.|
|_gid||Analytics||This cookie is used to store "Session ID" and to group the entire session's activity together for each user.||1 day||Only stored if user accepts cookies.|
|_ga||Analytics||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.||2 years||Only stored if user accepts cookies.|
|_gat_xxxxxxx||Analytics||Used to throttle request rate if Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager.||1 minute||Only stored if user accepts cookies.|
How to manage/delete cookies?
You can use the accept and decline buttons on our website to manage your cookie settings. You can also change the settings of your web browser to delete cookies.
Only permanent cookies will be deleted if you decide to use the delete button in Settings. If you choose to disable and block cookies entirely, you may limit your browsing experience on the Gedik & Eraksoy website.