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|Cookie Name||Source Domain||Expire Type||Category||Purpose|
|rc::a||google.com||Persistent||Necessary||This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.|
|rc::c||google.com||Session||Necessary||This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.|
|_ga||instavolt.co.uk||2 years||Statistics||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.|
|_gat||instavolt.co.uk||1 day||Statistics||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate|
|_gid||instavolt.co.uk||1 day||Statistics||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.|
|IDE||doubleclick.net||1 year||Marketing||Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.|
|test_cookie||doubleclick.net||1 day||Marketing||Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||youtube.com||179 days||Marketing||Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.|
|YSC||youtube.com||Session||Marketing||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.|
|yt-remote-cast-installed||youtube.com||Session||Marketing||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||youtube.com||Persistent||Marketing||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video|
|yt-remote-device-id||youtube.com||Persistent||Marketing||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video|
|yt-remote-fast-check-period||youtube.com||Session||Marketing||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video|
|yt-remote-session-app||youtube.com||Session||Marketing||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video|
|yt-remote-session-name||youtube.com||Session||Marketing||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video|
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