Cookies guide

How Renishaw uses browser cookies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website which can subsequently retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser and will contain some anonymous information, such as a unique identifier and the site name, as well some digits and numbers. This allows a website to remember things like your preferences or account details.

You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Controlling cookies

You can control how your browser uses cookies, and your browser's ‘Help' function should be able to tell you how to do this. If you disable all cookies for this site you may find that parts of the site either do not function at all or behave unexpectedly.

Cookies on this website

Our site uses the following types of cookies:

  1. 'Strictly necessary cookies' that enable key basic features such as accessing secure areas or recording the contents of a shopping cart.
  2. 'Functionality cookies' which enhance your browsing experience by providing enhanced functionality, for example by storing your preferences.
  3. 'Performance cookies' that help us analyse the way the site is used and so allow us to improve it, giving you a better user experience.

Third party cookies

Websites can use cookies set by third parties. This website may use third party cookies provided by Google Inc and other suppliers selected by Renishaw to provide analysis of website performance and an optimised user experience.

Our Russian language sites may use cookies set by Yandex and our Chinese language sites may use cookies set by Baidu.

For more information about the Google Privacy Policy when using Analytics cookies, or to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics cookies on all the websites you visit, go to https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

How we use our cookies

We only use cookies to operate and improve our site.

We do not sell the information collected by our cookies or use our cookies to provide adverts from third parties. We only disclose the information collected by our cookies to third parties if we are legally obliged to do so (for example, where required to by government bodies and law enforcement agencies).

List of cookies

Strictly necessary cookies set by Renishaw

These cookies are required to keep our sites working and are not optional.

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Cookie name What’s it for
pref_analytics Stores the user’s opt-in/out preferences for marketing and analytics functionality.
EcommerceStoreUserIdent Stores the user’s shopping cart preferences and items.
RenishawUserRegionLanguage Stores the user-selected language preference for e-commerce functionality, linked to region selection.
RenishawUserRegionLocation Stores the user-selected region preferences for e-commerce functionality.
ASP.NET_SessionID Used for maintaining the state Microsoft .NET applications.
MyRenishaw.Authentication Maintains the state of the user being logged in to the MyRenishaw system.
MyRenAuth.AntiForgery Anti-forgery token to prevent Cross Site Request Forgery on the MyRenishaw system.
MyRenAuth.Session Stores the Captcha value in session for the MyRenishaw system.
MyRenishaw.Authentication.Session Stores the user identity session ID for the MyRenishaw system.
RPSUser Maintains the state of the user being logged into the MyRenishaw system.
iTIfVCKZCY/g/lCUzg8Log## Used as part of the logging in process for legacy sites that use the Account Management Control.
MyRenishawCookie Tracks if cookies are enabled for the MyRenishaw system.
MyRenUser Tracks if cookies are enabled for the MyRenishaw system.
MyRenAuth Maintains the state of the user being logged into the MyRenishaw system.
MyRenAuthC1 As above.
MyRenAuth2 As above.
mkto_opt_out Required to disable Marketo tracking if non-essential cookies are not accepted.

Strictly necessary cookies set by 3rd parties

These are scripts which are loaded to provide external content to our sites and are not optional.

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Cookie Group Example cookie names What’s it for Website link and cookie details
Cloudflare sparrow_id, cfmrk_userLangRedirect CDN used to provide performance and security. For more details on the cookies used by these scripts, please click the link below.
Cloudflare cookie details
YouTube GPS, CONSISTENCY, s_gl Used to store viewing history and to maintain streaming performance where YouTube videos are embedded in our site. For more details on the cookies used by these scripts, please click the link below.
Youtube cookie details
Google Tag Manager _ga, _gid, _gat Google Tag Manager is a tag management system created by Google to manage JavaScript and HTML. For more details on the cookies used by these scripts, please click the link below.
Google Tag Manager cookie details
Google Optimise _ga, _gid, _gat Google Optimise is a website testing and performance service. For more details on the cookies used by these scripts, please click the link below.
Google Optimise cookie details
Baidu hm.baidu.com Baidu is a web analytics service which tracks and reports website traffic on our Chinese website www.renishaw.com.cn only. For more details on the cookies used by these scripts, please click the link below.
Baidu cookie details

Non-essential cookies

These cookies are loaded by analytical scripts if optional cookie preferences are accepted. Please note these cookie groups are set by 3rd party sites and can change dependent on the 3rd party provider. Enabling these cookies helps Renishaw to improve your customer experience.

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Cookie Group Example cookie names What’s it for Website link and cookie details
Google Analytics _ga, _gid, _gat Google Analytics is a web analytics service which tracks and reports website traffic. For more details on the cookies used by these scripts, please click the link below.
Google Analytics cookie details
Marketo _mkto_trk Marketo is a marketing automation system which tracks and reports website traffic and user engagement. For more details on the cookies used by these scripts, please click the link below.
Marketo cookie details
Crazy Egg _crazyegg_session, cean Crazy Egg is a web analytics service which tracks and reports website traffic and enables monitoring of A-B testing and web page heat/click mapping.
Crazy Egg also provides anonymous video recordings of mouse clicks on certain pages to help us understand the effectiveness of web page design. This does not drop a cookie or extract user data from the device or screen.
For more details on the cookies used by these scripts, please click the link below.
Crazy Egg cookie details
Facebook Pixel datr, fr Facebook Pixel is a web analytics service which tracks and reports website traffic and user engagement. For more details on the cookies used by these scripts, please click the link below.
Facebook Pixel cookie details
Yandex.Metrica _ym_*, yandexuid Yandex.Metrica provides depersonalized information about site traffic. For more details on the cookies used by these scripts, please click the link below.
Yandex.Metrica cookie details