Use of cookies by this site

As explained in our Privacy Policy, this Site collects information through the use of "cookies" or similar
technologies. Cookies are widely used in order to make web sites work, or work more efficiently, as well
as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Below are the main cookies set by this site and their general purpose.

Cookie NamePurpose
X1Stores your first and last name when you log in so that it is displayed on Geofacets main page.
X3Stores your log in information for 90 days so that you do not have to log in to access Geofacets.
X4Allows access to Geofacets for users who are outside IP access range.
X5Allows access to Geofacets via a Ticketed URL.
X6Verifies your access to Geofacets.
X7Verifies your IP access to Geofacets.
X8Verifies your access to Geofacets.
X9Verifies your access to Geofacets.
X10Verifies your access to Geofacets.
X11Verifies your access to Geofacets.
X12Verifies your access to Geofacets.
X15Verifies your access to Geofacets.
X16Verifies your access to Geofacets.
X19Verifies your access to Geofacets.
X20Verifies your access to Geofacets.
GSESSIONIDMaintains access to your Geofacets session for 24 hours.
MYLISTStores information about your selected maps in "My List"
CLICKEDLINKTOGOVerifies your access to Geofacets personalization.
CLICKEDLINKVerifies your access to Geofacets personalization.
releaseIdStores information about the current Geofacets release.
forceRegIdVerifies your access to Geofacets.
intro2Used to keep track of displaying information message.
sessionCookieVerifies your access to Geofacets.

Option to decline use of cookies

Analytics/Usage Tracking

Geofacets uses external services to collect information about how visitors use the site, for example which pages are most clicked on. The table below explains the performance cookies set by this site via external services and their purpose.

Service Cookie Name Purpose More Info About Opting Out  
Google Analytics
  • _ga
  • _gat
  • _gid
These web analytics cookies, provided by Google Inc., are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

You can opt-out of being tracked while on Geofacets.

See Google Analytics Cookies and Privacy Controls

Adobe Site Catalyst
  • s_cc
  • s_pers
  • s_sess
  • s_vi
Adobe analytics services capture information related to user activity on the website.

See Adobe Analytics Cookies Controls

  • _pendo_meta.
  • _pendo_visitorId.
Pendo captures information related to user activity on the website.

See Pendo Cookies Policy

  • Mouseflow
  • mf_[session]
  • mf_user
Mouseflow captures information related to user activity on the website.

See Mouseflow Cookies Policy

You can prevent your browser from accepting certain cookies, have the browser require your consent
before a new cookie is placed in your browser, or block cookies altogether by selecting the appropriate
settings on your browser's privacy preferences menu. To avoid receiving cookies on the browser of your
mobile device, please refer to its user manual.

Last revised: 31 October 2019