PCL’s Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience.

Third party cookies enable us to make our website as user friendly as possible, to assist with our marketing efforts (analyse website traffic and assess advertising performance), retain user preferences, personalise content and ads,  cross-device tracking and ad targeting, and provide tracking data to third party applications, some of which are based in the US, such as Google Analytics, Google Ads and YouTube.

We also share information about your use of our site with our social media (LinkedIn), advertising (Google Ads & LinkedIn) and analytics (Google Analytics) partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services.

These cookies are identified by Cookiebot, who run a scan on our website once a month to keep our cookie consent form up to date.  

We use the cookies listed out below, which you can view within the cookie consent banner which will display on your screen as you first access our website. We operate on an explicit consent basis. As Cookiebot run a regular scan on our website, the following list is subject to change and where this happens, we will revoke user consent so that visitors need to re opt-in if they are happy for cookies to be activated.  

If you would like to change your cookie consent preferences, you can do so at any time by clicking on the Cookiebot widget on the bottom left of your screen.

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to also disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers. 

Current cookies: Last updated November 2023

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. 

Google / CONSENT / Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website / HTTP / 2 years 

YouTube / CONSENT / Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website / HTTP / 2 years 

Psychological-consultancy.com / CookieConsent / Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain / HTTP / 6 months

Google / rc::a / This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website / HTML / persistent

Google / rc::c / This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots / HTML / session 

Doubleclick.net / test_cookie / Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies / HTTP / 1 day 

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.  

N/A

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. 

Psychological Consultancy / _ga / Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website / HTTP / 2 years 

Psychological Consultancy / history.store / Contains an visitor ID – This is used to track visitors’ navigation and interaction on the website for internal website-optimization / HTML / Session 

Psychological Consultancy / _ga_# / Used by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. / HTTP / 399 days 

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.  

 

psychological-consultancy.com / _gcl_au /  Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services. / HTTP / 3 months 

Google / IDE / Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user / HTTP / 1 year 

Doubleclick.net / pagead/landing /  Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement – This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement. / Pixel / Session

Google / pagead/1p-user-list/# / Tracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between websites. / Pixel / Session 

Google / pagead/landing / Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement – This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement. / Pixel / Session 

YouTube / VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE / Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos / HTTP / 179 days 

YouTube / YSC / Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen / HTTP / session 

YouTube / ytidb::LAST_RESULT_ENTRY_KEY / Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video / HTML / persistent 

YouTube / yt-remote-cast-available / Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video / HTML / session 

YouTube / yt-remote-cast-installed / Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video / HTML / session 

YouTube / yt-remote-connected-devices / Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video / HTML / persistent

YouTube / yt-remote-device-id / Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video / HTML / persistent 

YouTube / yt-remote-fast-check-period / Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video / HTML / session 

YouTube / yt-remote-session-app / Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video / HTML / persistent 

YouTube / yt-remote-session-name / Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video / HTML / session