Cookies policy

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What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files (letters and numbers). They can be set in browser (saved to users' computer) by websites he or she visits. Cookies have many uses, but their general purpose is to store information as you move from page to page. UsabilityTools (as well as most of the websites on the Internet) use cookies to enhance your experiences of our website and applications.

What cookies are used by UsabilityTools?

UsabilityTools uses two types of cookies:

  • First-party cookies - these cookies are set by us to make our services work (and make them better)
  • Third-party cookies - these cookies are set by our partners (like Google or Twitter) to track usage of their services

First-party cookies

Cookie name(s) Purpose
JSESSIONID, smuuid, rec, iPlanetDirectoryPro These are general-use cookies used to store anonymous, non-personal information about your browser session. They allow the website to function normally, e.g. to remember whether the user is logged in or not.
PHPSESSID (several instances) These files store a unique session ID value and are used by our UsabilityTools applications to track usage of our own website. The applications currently used are:
  • A/B testing - This is used to display slightly different version of the page to different user and track which version suits our goals better.
  • Visitors Recording- This allows us record some anonymous, random users' behavior on our website - general interaction with the website, including mouse movements.

Third-party cookies

Provider Cookie name(s) Purpose More info
Google BEAT, HSID, SSID, APISID, SAPISID, PREF, SNID, NID, SID, BEAT These cookies are stored by Google Inc. to facilitate usage of their services that are utilised by UsabilityTools, such as:
  • Google Analytics - It is an anlytics tool that allow us to gather information on how the page is used; some some information (including IP address) will be transmitted to Google servers; the information gathered by Google Analytics is used e.g. to determine how frequently users visit our website, how it was found and which pages are the most popular.
  • Google Plus - Is is a social plugin that allows users to share the link to UsabilityTools on Google's social platform.]
Twitter guest_id, lang, auth_token, secure_session, twll, remember_checked, remember_checked_on, twid _twitter_sess These cookies are stored by Twitter, Inc. and we need them to allow users to tweet about UsabilityTools directly from our website on Twitter Privacy Policy
Facebook c_user, csm, datr, fr, lu, s, xs, locale These cookies are stored by Facebook, Inc. and we need them to allow users to like UsabilityTools on Facebook Privacy Policy
Vimeo pl_volume, aka_debug, BIGipServerpool_livepass.conviva.com_http These cookies are set by Vimeo, LLC (]) and their partners. We use Vimeo to facilitate playback of our promotional video on the home page. Vimeo Privacy Policy
SALESmanago JSESSIONID, SERVERID, sm-news-tm, smuuid These cookies are set by a service provider of SALESmanage ( - a tool that we use to automate some of our online marketing campaigns and target proper content to specific target group. SALESmanage Terms

Please note that we do not have a direct control over third-party cookies and service providers may add, change or remove their cookies by their own.

What is more, this list is maintained manually - we try to keep it up to date, but it may happen that it will not reflect the current state of cookies.

If you spot any errors or mistakes, please let us know:

How to remove or disable cookies?

To get detailed information on what cookies are and to learn how to delete or disable them, please visit: Please note that removing or disabling cookies may impact the your ability to use our services.

Whether you have any questions regarding cookies on - do not hesitate to contact us: