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Cookies used by the RIPE NCC

List of cookies used by the RIPE NCC
This page also covers other non-cookie tracking technologies (e.g. pixels tags, device fingerprinting, unique identifiers).

Cookie name

Purpose

Term

Serverid

JSESSIONID

PHPSESSID

These cookie identifies the user. It is used for tying the user session to a particular application server. This cookie is set when you visit any of our pages being served from our content management systems. It is used to help our server to handle your requests in the most efficient way and is deleted when you quit your browser.

Expires when the browser session is closed.

crowd.token_key

This cookie identifies the user. It is used to authenticate logged-in single-sign-on (RIPE NCC Access) users.

 

Expires when the browser session is closed

_pk_ref (6 months)
_pk_cvar (30 minutes)
_pk_id (13 months)
_pk_ses (30 minutes)
_pk_hsr (30 minutes)

These cookies are used by Matomo for analytical purposes. They only store anonymous data. This data is stored internally and not shared with third parties.

 

Specific to each cookie, see first column

lastKnownLocationLng

lastKnownLocationLat

lastKnownLocationZoom

 

This cookie saves the state of the LIR Locator application. When the user opens the page again, they will find the same location they had in their previous visit.

Expires after 3 months

m2mTermsAccepted

This cookie is set when users accept Terms of Service or Terms and Conditions of a service. If this cookie is not set, users will be asked to accept terms every time before they use a RIPE NCC service.

 

Expires after 3 months

firstVisit-beta

This cookie prevents help information from appearing again after the user has discarded it.

 

Expires after 3 months

stat-session

 

atlasessp

 

These are standard cookies for user identification and session persistence.

 

Expires after 2 weeks

stat-csrftoken

 

csrftoken

 

These cookies enhance security to protect from cross-site scripting attacks. Presently they are used to support comments forms.

 

Expires after 1 year

crowd.ripe.hint

This cookie is used to identify logged in users among RIPE NCC services (Single Sign On).

 

Expires when the browser session is closed

PREF

This cookie is used for YouTube services. It is handling user preferences. It is beyond the RIPE NCC's control. Use of YouTube services like embedded video require that the user request those services from YouTube directly, which in turn sets this cookie. Users interested in Google policies around this cookie should consult their privacy policy site: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/

 

Expires after 10 years

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

For YouTube services.

This cookie is used for YouTube services. It is handling visitor data to aid in streaming quality. It is beyond the RIPE NCC's control. Use of YouTube services like embedded video require that the user request those services from YouTube directly, which in turn sets this cookie. Users interested in Google policies around this cookie should consult their privacy policy site: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/

 

Expires after 1 year

_icl_current_*

Cookies set to help display the correct/chosen language to the user on www.enog.org

Expires after 24 hours

wp-settings-time-*

Cookie set when you log into the system to submit a topic/presentation on www.enog.org Expires after 1 year

tableau_locale,
tableau_public_negotiated_locale,
langPref

Cookies set by Tableau to remember the visitors' browser locale.

These cookies are beyond the control of the RIPE NCC and are set by Tableau when a user accesses Tableau data visualisations embedded on all ripe.net websites. Users interested in Tableau's cookie policies should consult their privacy policy: https://www.tableau.com/privacy

Expires when the browser session is closed

has_js

Cookie set by Tableau to identify if the visitor has JavaScript enabled or not.

This cookie is beyond the control of the RIPE NCC and is set by Tableau when a user accesses Tableau data visualisations embedded on all ripe.net websites. Users interested in Tableau's cookie policies should consult their privacy policy: https://www.tableau.com/privacy

Expires when the browser session is closed

SimpleSAMLSessionID

Cookie set by Tableau to maintain the current session of the visitor.

This cookie is beyond the control of the RIPE NCC and is set by Tableau when a user accesses Tableau data visualisations embedded on all ripe.net websites. Users interested in Tableau's cookie policies should consult their privacy policy: https://www.tableau.com/privacy

Expires when the browser session is closed

Information stored on Local Storage when using usersnap

Usersnap store some information in the user's browser's "localstorage" to remember data already filled out by the user and for handling their session.

This information is beyond the control of the RIPE NCC and is stored in a user's browser's "localstorage" when they submit their feedback via the Usersnap tool embedded on a particular RIPE NCC website. Users interested in Tableau's cookie policies should consult their privacy policy: https://usersnap.com/privacy-policy

Persistent unless removed by the user