SLI Systems Cookie Policy

Cookie policy governing the use and dropping of cookies by S.L.I Systems, Inc.and its affiliates SLI Systems (UK) Limited and SLI (Japan) K.K. (‘SLI’) on our websites (‘Websites’)

 Information about our use of cookies

SLI is a leading provider of site search, navigation, and other online business optimization services. This policy describes our general practice and procedure for collecting, using and disclosing information about Website users, in particular how we use cookies to track consumer behaviour on our Websites.

What are cookies? 

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves onyour computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

We use cookies on our websites to provide the website user with the best possible user experience and to also track the user’s online activity for the following purpose: 

·    To improve the user’s experience on the Websites; SLI tracks the user’s website activity, patterns and preferences to enable SLI to provide the user with the best user experience; for example, to customise the content of the Websites (such as language) to the  location of the user.

SLI uses the following cookies on our websites which can be split into two categories: essential and non-essential cookies

1.     Essential cookies – no consent is required:

·    Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Websites. They include, for example, cookies that enable the userto log into secure areas of the Websites.

2.    Non-essential cookies, the following cookies are only stored on your device when consent is given: 

·    Analytical/performance cookies.They allow SLI to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Websites when they are using it. This helps SLI improve the way the Websites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

·    Functionality cookies.These are used to recognise you when you return to the Websites. This enables SLI to personalise the content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

·    Targeting cookies.These cookies record your visit to the Websites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.  SLI will use this information to make the Websites more relevant to your interests.SLI may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

How can the cookie settings be changed? 

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Websites. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you use our Websites.

We always want you to be in control of the information you share with us, and there are a number of ways that you can remove or block cookies at any time, including by following the help file directions in your internet browser.

If you wish to delete cookies you can do so through your browser, and further information on how to do this can be found here: http://www.aboutcookies.org/DEFAULT.ASPX?page=2.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

PurposeNameAbout this cookie
Functionality CookiesShowIntro.dashboard
tsess
_session_id
These save information about your current login session and options you may have selected.
Performance CookiesUid
sli_uuid
SLI1
SLI1_XXXXXXXX
SLI2
SLI2_XXXXXXXX
SLI4
SLI4_XXXXXXXX
SLI5
SLI5_XXXXXXXX
SLIBeacon
SLIBeacon_XXXXXXXX
SLISYNC
_ga
_gat
_gid
_biz_nA_biz_pendingA
_biz_sid
_biz_uid
_ceg.s
_ceg.u
_ceir
_mkto_trk
_vwo_uuid_v2
bcookie
bscookie
lang
li_at
liap
lidc
sl
test_cookie
visit
These save an online identifier which allows us to group visitors’ activity together for analytics purposes. This allows us to see how visitors interact with our Website. We use this to improve the performance of the site, and to report on site usage.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies on our Websites over which we have no control.

As mentioned before in this cookie policy, you can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Websites. 

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 2 years.