This Policy was last updated on 21 July 2021

Use of cookies

A cookie is a piece of data (text files), which can be stored on a device, such as a PC, a mobile device or any other device that can store information. Cookies collect information like IP addresses. An IP address is a number assigned to you by your Internet service provider so you may access the Internet. Although we do receive IP addresses, we do not use them to identify you personally or disclose them to others.

Mapi Research Trust uses cookies to help you navigate our website, to assist in the collection of website usage statistics as described herein, and to allow site visitors to personalize their experience by accessing information relevant to their area of interest.

We also use third-party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts

Below is a detailed list of the cookies we use on our websites. Our websites are scanned with our cookie scanning tool regularly to maintain a list as accurate as possible.

Opt out

We only place non-essential cookies on your device where you have provided your consent.

You can opt-out of each cookie category (except strictly necessary cookies) by clicking on the “manage your cookies”

button below.

Mobile Applications

We may also collect certain information about your mobile or handheld device on which mobile applications are downloaded or accessed when you use ICON mobile applications. 

We use Google Analytics for Firebase to collect aggregated metrics about how you use our mobile applications for the purpose of understanding any functional problems and improving our services to you.

Follow the link below for Google’s Privacy Policy

www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the websites to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any directly identifiable information about you such as your name or email address.

Cookie name Provider Purpose Expires First or Third party
AWSELB Amazon This cookie name is associated with the Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancing functionality for routing client request on the server.   First party
_dc_gtm_UA-# Google This cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page   First party
_dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxx Google This cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page.  Where it is used it may be regarded as Strictly Necessary as without it, other scripts may not function correctly. The end of the name is a unique number which is also an identifier for an associated Google Analytics account.   First party
RoxenHttpsWizardId Roxen This cookie is associated with the site content management system   First party
AWSELBCORS Amazon This cookie name is associated with the Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancing functionality for routing client request on the server.   First party
(Brightcove) _gid Brightcove Used to distinguish users.   First party
_dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxx Google This cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page.  Where it is used it may be regarded as Strictly Necessary as without it, other scripts may not function correctly. The end of the name is a unique number which is also an identifier for an associated Google Analytics account.   First party
(LinkedIn) dms-src.linkedin.com lang Google This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active LinkedIn profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions. For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain   Third party
Language Roxen Saves the user's preferred language on the website.   First party
rc::a Google This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.   First party
rc::c Google This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.   First party
DSID DoubleClick This cookie is set to note your specific user identity. It contains a hashed/encrypted unique ID.   Third party
OptanonAlertBoxClosed OneTrust It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user.   First party
OptanonConsent OneTrust This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given.   First party
__cfduid Cloudflare Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.   First party
__cfruid Cloudflare This cookie is a part of the services provided by Cloudflare - Including load-balancing, deliverance of website content and serving DNS connection for website operators.   First party
incap_ses_# TBD This cookie is used to maintain security and performance of the website. Relate HTTP requests to a certain session.   First party
visid_incap_# TBD This cookie is used to maintain security and performance of the website. Relates sessions to a specific visitor.   First party
_dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxx Google This cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page. Where it is used it may be regarded as Strictly Necessary as without it, other scripts may not function correctly. The end of the name is a unique number which is also an identifier for an associated Google Analytics account.   First party

Functional cookies

Cookie name Provider Purpose Expires First or Third party
lang ads.linkedin.com Remembers the user's selected language version of a website   Third party
lang linkedin.com Set by LinkedIn when a web page contains an embedded "Follow us" panel.   Third party
SIDCC google.com Used as a security measure to protect users data from unauthorised access.   Third party
_bc_uuid brightcove.com Audience-enabled players will set a 3rd party cookie and use it to associate viewing data with the same user if Audience Tracking is enabled for their account and the player is using it. If a user ever fills out an Audience lead form, Audience will create a profile for that viewer and all their viewing data will be associated with that profile.

The cookie that Audience will set is named _bc_uuid.
  Third party
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos 179 days Third party
YSC youtube.com Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Session Third party
ads/ga-audiences google.com Used to distinguish users. Session. Functionality cookies. ads/ga-audiences, ads/ga-audiences. Used by Google AdWords to reengage visitors.   Third party

Performance cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site.

Cookie name Provider Purpose Expires First or Third party
lissc linkedin.com

This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain.

  Third party
_ga pardot.com This domain is owned by Pardot, a marketing automation platform which provides lead generation services to businesses.   Third party
pardot go.pardot.com This domain is owned by Pardot, a marketing automation platform which provides lead generation services to businesses.   Third party
pardot pi.pardot.com This domain is owned by Pardot, a marketing automation platform which provides lead generation services to businesses.   Third party
lidc linkedin.com This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain.   Third party
visitor_id##### pi.pardot.com This is a cookie pattern that appends a unique identifier for a website visitor, used for tracking purposes. The cookies in this domain have a lifespan of 10 years.   Third party
visitor_id##### go.pardot.com This is a cookie pattern that appends a unique identifier for a website visitor, used for tracking purposes. The cookies in this domain have a lifespan of 10 years   Third party
_gclxxxx pardot.com Google conversion tracking cookie   Third party
test_cookie doubleclick.net Google This domain is owned by Doublclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange   Third party
lpv36932 pi.pardot.com This domain is owned by Pardot, a marketing automation platform which provides lead generation services to businesses.   Third party
visitor_id36932-hash go.pardot.com This is a cookie pattern that appends a unique identifier for a website visitor, used for tracking purposes. The cookies in this domain have a lifespan of 10 years.   Third party
IDE doubleclick.net Google This domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange   Third party
lang ads.linkedin.com This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. This sub-domain is connected with LinkedIn's marketing services that enable website owners to gain insight into types of users on their site based on LinkedIn profile data, to improve targetng.   Third party
bcookie linkedin.com This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain.   Third party
lang linkedin.com This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain.   Third party
visitor_id#### pardot.com This is a cookie pattern that appends a unique identifier for a website visitor, used for tracking purposes. The cookies in this domain have a lifespan of 10 years.   Third party
UserMatchHistory linkedin.com This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain.   Third party
_gid pardot.com This domain is owned by Pardot, a marketing automation platform which provides lead generation services to businesses.   Third party
_utma.jquery.com Google This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This cookie lasts for 2 years by default and distinguishes between users and sessions. It it used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics.   Third party
_utmz Google This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics and identifies the source of traffic to the site - so Google Analytics can tell site owners where visitors came from when arriving on the site.   Third party
_gclxxxx Google Google conversion tracking cookie   Third party
_gat_UA- Google This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.   Third party
_gat Google This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics.   Third party

Analytics cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly identifiable information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, our advertising partners will not receive your information via this website.

Cookie name Provider Purpose Expires First or Third party
_dc_gtm_UA-# Google Used by Google Tag Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag. 1 day Third party
_ga Google Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years Third party
_gat Google Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate 1 day Third party
_glc_au Google Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services. 3 months Third party
_gid Google Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 1 day Third party
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress Hotjar This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors - this is done by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice. 1 day Third party
_hjid Hotjar Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. 1 year Third party
_hjTLDTest Hotjar Detects the SEO-ranking for the current website. This service is part of a third-party statistics and analysis service. Session Third party
ads/ga-audiences Google Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites. Session Third party
bcookie linkedin.com Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 2 years Third party
bscookie linkedin.com Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 2 years Third party
collect Google Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session Third party
IDE Google 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. 2 years Third party
lidc linkedin.com Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 1 day Third party
lissc linkedin.com Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. 1 year Third party
lpv36932 pardot.com Set by Pardot 1 day Third party
pagead/1p-user-list/# google.com Generated by Google pagead dynamic marketing to track events such as conversions or other meaningful user interactions Session Third party
pardot pardot.com Used to identify the visitor across visits and devices. This allows the website to present the visitor with relevant advertisement - The service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitate real-time bidding for advertisers. 1 day Third party
pardot pardot.com Used to identify the visitor across visits and devices. This allows the website to present the visitor with relevant advertisement - The service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitate real-time bidding for advertisers. Session Third party
sr_samesite consensu.org Used by ShareThis to track visitor’s website navigation and preferences - This is used for internal statistics and marketing. Session Third party
test_cookie Google Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies. 1 day Third party
UserMatchHistory linkedin.com Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences 29 days Third party
visitor_id# Pardot Set by Pardot 10 years Third party
visitor_id#-hash Pardot Set by Pardot 10 years Third party
visitor_id1 Pardot Set by Pardot 10 years Third party
PISID Google This DoubleClick cookie is generally set through the site by advertising partners, and used by them to build a profile of the website visitor's interests and show relevant ads on other sites. 2 years Third party
_pendo_visitorId.352dc7bf-dd10-4cd6-55e4-e43150f0c50e Pardot set by Pardot 77 days Third party
_pendo_accountId.352dc7bf-dd10-4cd6-55e4-e43150f0c50e Pardot set by Pardot 77 days Third party
id .doubleclick.net Google This cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to build a profile of the website visitor's interests and show relevant ads on other sites. Session Third party
AMCV_8D6C67C25245AF020A490D4C%40AdobeOrg Pardot Set by Pardot 14 months Third party
webact Pardot Set by Pardot 42 days Third party
pd-sidebar Pardot Set by Pardot 9 months Third party
pfType Pardot Set by Pardot 9 months Third party
wisepops_visits Wisepops A technical cookie set by Wisepops, a tool used to displaying pop-ups, the cookie used for storing user session identifier in web application. 22 months Third party
permutive-id Google Cookie set by DoubleClick 21 months Third party
_pendo_meta.352dc7bf-dd10-4cd6-55e4-e43150f0c50e Pardot Set by Pardot 77 days Third party
wisepops Wisepops A technical cookie set by Wisepops, a tool used to displaying pop-ups, the cookie used for storing user session identifier in web application. 22 months Third party
permutive-session .doubleclick.net Google Cookie set by DoubleClick 21 months Third party
wisepops_session Wisepops A technical cookie set by Wisepops, a tool used to displaying pop-ups, the cookie used for storing user session identifier in web application.   Third party
visitor_id36932-hash www.mapi-trust.org This is a cookie pattern that appends a unique identifier for a website visitor, used for tracking purposes. The cookies in this domain have a lifespan of 10 years.   Third party
_gat_gtag_xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Google     Third party
UID scorecardresearch.com     Third party
UIDR scorecardresearch.com     Third party
GPS Google     Third party

Miscellaneous cookies

Cookie name Provider Purpose Expires First or Third party
s_cc Adobe Adobe Site Catalyst cookie, determines whether cookies are enabled in the browser   Third party
s_sq Adobe Adobe Site Catalyst cookie, stores information about the previous link clicked within the site   Thir party

To block cookies

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/ and https://wikis.ec.europa.eu/display/WEBGUIDE/04.+Cookies.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Notification of changes

As www.mapi-trust.org and Mapi Research Trust evolve and as privacy laws and regulations change, it may be necessary to revise or update our Cookie Policy. When we do we will also revise the 'last updated' date at the top of the Cookie Policy. For more information on Mapi Research Trust privacy measures, please visit the privacy link at the bottom of the mapi-trust.org website.

Privacy Policy

We also refer you to our Privacy Policy for information on the processing of personal data.

Contact information

Questions or comments related to this policy should be submitted to the ICON Global Data Protection Officer as follows: Global Data Protection Officer, ICON plc, South County Business Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18, Ireland and [email protected]

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